To say that Ghana entered the WAFU Cup of Nations at a low ebb would be an understatement, yet the Black Stars are growing into the tournament.
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Goalkeeper Eric Antwi Ofori made two fantastic saves in the penalty shootout to see Ghana beat Burkina Faso 5-4 in the quarters of the WAFU Cup.
Burkina Faso and Ghana collide in Friday's WAFU Cup of Nations quarterfinal, with the Stallions eyeing the match as a next step in their rebuilding.
Burkina Faso squeezed past Mauritania in the second game of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations, winning 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out.
The Stallions' home-based team will now be looking for a new coach after Saboteur's departure.
The Fiorentina man made his bow for the Stallions as they defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in an international friendly on Thursday.
Congo-Brazzaville top CHAN Group D after drawing 0-0 in Agadir with Angola, who also progress to the quarter finals to meet Nigeria.
Goals from Carof Bakoua and Kader Bidimbou took Congo past Burkina Faso and into the CHAN quarter finals
Angola and Burkina Faso played out a cagey 0-0 stalemate in Agadir as both sides began their African Nations Championship campaign with a point.
The Ligue 2 side have confirmed that the Burkinabe winger is training with them as he looks to regain full fitness.
Controversy raged again as South Africa restored their hopes of World Cup qualification with a 3-1 victory over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg.
Stuart Baxter has made a number of changes for South Africa's must-win World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso, including the return of Itu Khune.
The Burkina Faso Football Federation has challenged FIFA's ruling to replay a World Cup qualifying game because the referee was corrupt.
Senegal were unable to move into pole position in Group D after they conceded a late equaliser to draw 2-2 against ten-man Burkina Faso.
Senegal missed a big opportunity to move to the top of African World Cup qualifying Group D after playing to a goalless home draw with Burkina Faso.
The Burkina Faso international only signed for Nantes in January, but is already understood to be keen on a move away.
Ghana's Black Stars have boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 Championships of Africa Nations after securing a 2-2 draw away in Burkina Faso.
The Burkina Faso hitman has left ASEC Mimosas after firing the domestic giants to the Ivorian title.
Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas ended their seven-year wait for a domestic title on Saturday with the Burkina Faso star the centre of attention as usual.
Ghana have slipped a massive four places in the latest FIFA rankings, while there were positive gains for the likes of Nigeria and Cameroon.
Can the Burkinabe forward use the Europa League final to demonstrate he has a role to play for Antonio Conte's Chelsea?
Success, 21, was first called up last year by Nigeria for the opening 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, but withdrew from the squad with injury.
A superb late free kick from Alain Traore secured Burkina Faso a 1-0 victory over Ghana in the African Nations Cup third-place playoff at Stade de Por
Burkina Faso won many fans with their thrilling play but Egypt's 44-year-old goalie was the hero as the Pharaohs booked a spot in the AFCON final.