Tuesday, January 31, 2012

African Nations Cup: Sudan beats Burkina Faso

Sudan advanced into the African Nations Cup quarter-finals after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso on Monday handed them second place in Group B by the slimmest of margins.

Two goals by Mudather Tayeb ensured Sudan a first win in 42 years at the tournament to edge Angola on goal difference for the runner-up berth after they went down 2-0 to group winners Ivory Coast in Malabo.

Sudan will meet Zambia in the first quarter-final in Bata on Saturday.

Read more: France24
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