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Burkina Faso enjoying Mpumalanga stay

13 January 2015, 13:30

Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso are seeking to recreate the magic of their giant-killing run to the last African Nations Cup final by training in Nelspruit before they head to Equatorial Guinea later this week for the 2015 edition, SuperSport reports.

The Burkinabe spent almost the entire 2013 Nations Cup in Mpumalanga, playing all three of their group matches at Mbombela Stadium, where they eliminated defending champions Zambia, and then beating both Togo and Ghana in the quarterfinal and semifinal before moving onto Soccer City in Johannesburg for the final, where Nigeria beat them 1-0.

Also read: Burkina Faso cancels SA training camp

Two years later, they have returned to South Africa to train in a city which they consider a lucky charm and on Saturday warmed-up for the upcoming tournament with a 5-1 win over Swaziland at the Mbombela Stadium.

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