Johannesburg - Burkina Faso says it hope to play against
Nigeria in the final of the African Nations Championship as a way of avenging a
1-0 loss to the African champions at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Stallions were on the same flight with the Super Eagles
to Cape Town and seized the opportunity to wish Nigeria well in its group games
even as they wished the two teams will meet in the final like last year.
Coach Paul Putt after asking of Stephen Keshi said his team
has come to the tournament to win.
“If we meet Nigeria like last year, we will win it”, he
But Nigerian officials reacted immediately with Assistant
Coach Houandonou Valere saying it will be impossible to defeat the African
champion, with a smile.