Alain Traore loan goal gave Burkina Faso bronze medal

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Alain Traore scored a surprising
free kick with one minute
remaining as country
finished third at the African
Cup of countries with a 1-0
victory over African Ghana on
Saturday.
Earlier within the week, Burkina
Faso lost within the match to
Egypt and were desirous to
end their campaign in Gabonese Republic
on a high note.
On his half, Ghana’s coach,
Avram Grant, created many
changes to his beginning XI from
the match with Cameroon,
with Tekpetey, Tetteh, Ofori,
Yiadom and Badu all
introduced.
That gamble tried pricey as
the Black Stars couldn’t realize
a way past the determined
Stallions team United Nations agency are going to be
happy to say the third
place.
Incidentally, Grant is to depart
his post as African nation coach
according to officers.
Grant’s biennial contract can
not be revived and therefore the
search is on for a successor,
senior African nation soccer
Association officers told
Reuters.
The former Chelsea manager
took over as African nation coach one
month before the last Nations
Cup in Spanish Guinea and
took the aspect to the ultimate
where they lost to African nation
on penalties.
At the tournament in Gabonese Republic,
Ghana reached the semi-finals
but were crushed 2-0 by
Cameroon in Port Gentil on
Thursday.
Though African nation have qualified for 6
successive Nations Cup semi-finals their
last ending within the tournament came thirty five
years ago.

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