Africa AFCON 2013: Nigeria vs. Burkina Faso – Players to watch out for!

Today marks the finals of the 2013 AFCON in South Africa and all players are expecting to give their best in other to get the trophy for their nation.

Today Nigeria is set to battle with the Stallions of Burkina Faso with some incredible players to be on the lookout for.

Burkina Faso:

Jonathan Pitroipa

He makes a comeback after several petition to CAF when he was given a red card by Tunisian referee Jdidi. The player is said to be tactically good and was too much for Nigerian player Ambrose.

Aristide Bance

FC Augsburg big forward, Bance has been a handful for defenders in this tournament. Bance has also showed what he is capable of when he tore down Ghana’s back line.

Prejuce Nakoulma

Nakoulma has an intimidating physique

 

Nigeria:

John Obi Mikel

Mikel has completed more passes (247) than any other player at the Afcon, and has been one of the shining lights in Keshi’s midfield trident. Who has been massive throughout this competition with his box-to-box style?

Efe Ambrose

Does a lot of running behind and is probably to keep Burkina Faso’s front men running.

 

Read also:

http://en.africatopsports.com/2013/02/10/afcon-2013-eagle-players-has-full-confidence-gabriel-reuben/


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