Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Hissène Habré is sentenced to life in prison

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

"The best way to afford a suit is to get a job"

Read more

FOCUS

Victims speak out about alleged abuse by French priests

Read more

THE DEBATE

Falluja: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militias (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Falluja: Make or break, Iraq offensive part of campaign on three fronts (part 2)

Read more

ENCORE!

Music Show: Emily Loizeau, Paul Simon, James Blake

Read more

#TECH 24

The rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

James Galbraith on Greece's debt crisis: ‘A default is inevitable’

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

The European Union: United in right-wing nationalism?

Read more

Sports

Burkina Faso hold hot favourites Ivory Coast to a draw

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-01-12

Hot favorites Ivory Coast were held to a goalless draw by Burkina Faso's Stalions. Due to the withdrawal of Togo following the deadly attack on their team bus, Ghana are left without an opponent for the scheduled second match in Group B.

REUTERS - Ivory Coast were held to a goalless draw by neighbours Burkina Faso in Monday's only African Nations Cup Group B game.

Ghana were left without an opponent for the scheduled second match after Togo pulled out of the competition following the deadly attack on their team bus last Friday.

Ivory Coast, Africa's leading contenders at this year's World Cup in South Africa, enjoyed most of the posession but Bakary Kone failed to convert three clear chances and Didier Drogba was far from his brilliant best.

Security was tight around the stadium with cars being searched in front of the entrance and a police helicopter with armed officers on board circling above the area before kickoff.

Date created : 2010-01-11

  • AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

    Group B

    Read more

  • AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS

    Malawi stun Algeria with decisive 3-0 victory

    Read more

  • Full coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations

    Read more

COMMENT(S)