Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals
In a major blow to Burkina Faso, Jonathan Pitroipa, at right, has been ruled out of the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations because of an injury.
Guinea Bissau 0 v Burkina Faso 2
Africa Cup of Nations 2017
|Tournament||Africa Cup of Nations 2017, Preliminaries|
|Venue||Stade de Franceville, Franceville – Gabon|
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