CAN 2023: Burkina Faso, solid leader of group B

Les Etalons du Burkina Faso have comfortably settled at the top of group B of the CAN Côte d’Ivoire 2023 qualifiers after their narrow victory (1-0) against Les Eperviers du Togo on Friday at the Grand Marrakech stadium (Morocco) during the 3rd day .

In three games in pool B, the Stallions have achieved as many victories, i.e. 9 points and a goal average of more than 5. In the event of a victory or a draw, Burkina Faso will validate its ticket for CAN 2023 in Côte of ivory.

Burkina Faso beat Cape Verde 2-0 on the first day and also won against Eswatini (1-3) on the second day . During the 3rd day the Stallions achieved the bare minimum.

The Stallions will meet Tuesday in the return match in Lomé, the Sparrowhawks of Togo counting for the 4th day of the CAN 2023 qualifiers.

Burkina Faso leads Group B with 9 points (+5), followed by Cape Verde (4 points, +0). Eswatini totals 2 points while Togo is bottom with only 1 point and a goal average of minus 3.

Source: Burkina Information Agency