Angola clash with Burkina Faso in Group D opener

Angola clash with Burkina Faso in Group D opener
Chikoti Chirwa of Malawi challenged by Nelson Da Luz of Angola during the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup match between Malawi and Angola at Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg South Africa on 29 June 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Jan 15, 2018. 09:00

Angola are scheduled to face Burkina Fasoin the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group D game at the Stade Adrar in Morocco on Tuesday.

Kick-off is at 21:30 CAT.

Palancas Negras will be making their third appearance in finals having knocked out Madagascar in the third round of qualification.

Beto Bianchi, the Angola coach, will look to Ricardo Job Estévão, who scored twice during the qualifying campaign.

Meanwhile, Burkina Faso are set to make their second appearance in the tournament after defeating Ghana in the second round of qualification.

The Stallions coach Drissa Malo Traore has included Séverin Traoré ( AS Sonabel), Stéphane Arnaud Bandé (USO) and Adama Barro (Rahimo FC) in his squad for the tournament.

Ethiopian referee Bamlak Tessema Weyesa will be in charge of the game between Angola and Burkina Faso.

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