Posted: Friday 25th January 2013 at 20:57 pm

Burkina Faso 4-0 Ethiopia: Traore brace leads Stallions to win

MTNFootball :    A brace from Alain Traore (his second and third goal of the tournament) helped Burkina Faso to claim their first win in the African Cup of Nations for 15 years when their Group C match against Ethiopia at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday night finished 4-0.

Djakaridja Kone and Jonathan Pitroipa grabbed the third and fourth goals for the Stallions in a win that now sees them top the group ahead of Nigeria and Zambia who drew 1-1 earlier in the day.

The first 45 minutes was an eye pleasing spectacle as both teams played free-flowing entertaining football. The passing was swift and accurate and the game played at a high pace as the action moved from end to end.

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