Uganda put themselves in the driving seat in Group B following a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in Sunday's round of CHAN fixtures.
The third edition of the CHAN takes place in South Africa this year, with Burkina Faso, Morocco, Uganda and Zimbabwe set to battle it out in Group B.
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Chelsea have officially completed the transfer of young Burkina Faso attacking midfielder Bertrand Traore.
Yaya Toure will be looking to scoop the African Player of the Year for a third successive time following the confirmation of the nominees.
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Burkina Faso are just two games away from making history by qualifying for their first ever World Cup finals.
Sunday Mba fired Nigeria to Africa Cup of Nations glory with the only goal of an enthralling final against Burkina Faso on Sunday evening.
Nigeria and Burkina Faso will clash at the National Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday to decide the winner of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
Burkina Faso will compete in their first-ever AFCON final after their 3-2 penalty shoot-out win over Ghana on Wednesday in Nelspruit.
Burkina Faso head into their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Ghana as underdogs but with a significant advantage.
Jonathan Pitroipa's headed extra-time goal sealed Burkina Faso's passage to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals at the expense of Togo.
Burkina Faso and Togo will do battle on the imperfect pitch of the Mbombela Stadium for a place in the semi-finals of the 2013 AFCON.
Burkina Faso booked their place in the AFCON quarter-finals at the expense of Zambia following a 0-0 draw in their final Group C clash.