Last Update 20:32
Sunday, 22 September 2019

Burkina Faso coach congratulates Nigeria for CAN 2013 title

Burkina Faso coach congratulates Nigeria for winning the 2013 African Cup of Nations title

Mahmoud Elassal, Monday 11 Feb 2013
Burkina Faso coach
Burkina Faso coach Paul Put
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1999
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1999

Burkina Faso coach Paul Put revealed that Nigeria is the best team in Africa and they deserve to win the 2013 African Cup of Nations.

Nigeria defeated Burkina Faso 1-0 in the CAN 2013 final on Sunday and claimed their third Africa Cup of Nations title when Sunday Mba scored the game's only goal in the 40th minute.

"We saw a great Nigeria, we know they have great players and they have also been growing in the tournament," Put told the post game press conference.

"I think they deserve to be the winners of this tournament," he added.

"We knew the progress Nigeria showed from their first game to their last game,"

"Burkina Faso have also been showing more maturity every game. We may have shown Nigeria too much respect in the first half, but it's football." Burkina Faso tactician said.

"In the second half we did everything possible but we were a little bit unlucky, so we have to be honest. You have to be great when you lose and you have to be small when you win." Put assert.

"My congratulations to Nigeria and also to my players." Burkina Faso coach concluded.

The Stallions won their group, eliminating defending champions Zambia, and reached the CAN 2013 final after beating Ghana 3-2 on penalties while their efforts were denied by Nigeria on Sunday and placed second.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO Sportsand on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports)

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
1



DOOGA TERSEER THEOPHILUS
24-05-2013 01:42pm
0-
0+
APPRECIATION
congratulation to Burkina Faso and their coach for congratulating our country Nigeria for winning the 2013 African Cup of Nations title. No matter what happen at the final of the 2013 African cup of nation (ACON 2013)between Nigeria vs Burkina Faso were a luck goal was score by a lucky and talented player Mr. EBA at excelled 40minutes of the half time were Burkina Faso could not be able score and the game ended 1-0. so it is not easy for a country to carried such cup at final level in which is looking for in some seven years back (7yrs). we will also do it in the world cup coming soon in Brazil the Hoster i.e world cup in Brazil, may God help us in the world-cup Amen. By, Theo Doo A Nigerian supporters.
Email
 
Name
 
Comment's Title
 
Comment
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.