AFCON 2013 Result: Nigeria 1 – 1 Burkina faso

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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 21st, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Nigeria 1 – 1 Burkina faso
_65419978_emenike_ap Ten-man Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Burkina Faso scored with the last kick of their opening Group C match at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Alain Traore slid home in the 94th minute as the Super Eagles failed to stop Jonathan Pitroipa’s cutback.

Emmanuel Emenike had opened the scoring after 23 minutes, showing great hunger to latch onto Ideye Brown’s flick.

Kalu Uche should have doubled Nigeria’s lead in a second half which changed when defender Efe Ambrose was sent off.

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