AFRICAN NATIONS CUP RESULT: BURKINA FASO CLINCH BRONZE AFTER EDGING GHANA 1-0
In the game dubbed as ” The one nobody wants to play” Alain Traore’s stunning late free-kick defeated Ghana and sealed third place in the Africa Cup of Nations for Burkina Faso.
From the right of the 18-yard box, Traore hammered a left-footed effort into the top corner of the net.
It sent Ghana to fourth place for the third time in the past four tournaments
Jordan Ayew, Edward Agyemang Badu and Bernard Tekpetey all missed chances for the Black Stars, who were made to pay by Traore.
It was a measure of consolation for Burkina, who were denied a place in the final by a penalty shootout defeat by Egypt.
Egpyt meet Cameroon in Sunday’s final.
The Ghanaians still smarting from their sad loss to Cameroon in the semi’s didnt look at all interested in busting the extra gut to make the 3rd place game a contest , ostensibly of the notion that they ought to be in the running for the big trophy instead of the 3rd place game.
Words are still being expected as regards if Avram Grant will keep his Job or not, it remains to be seen.