Burkina Faso trounce Ethiopia

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Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa (L) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during their African Nations Cup (AFCON 2013) Group C soccer match against Ethiopia in Nelspruit, January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Nelspruit, South Africa - Burkina Faso ended an 18-match win-less run in the Africa Cup of Nationsby trouncing Ethiopia 4-0 Friday with three of the goals coming after goalkeeper Abdoulaye Soulama was sent off.

Alain Traore scored in each half for the Stallions, whose last victory was against Guinea when they hosted the 1998 tournament, and goals from Djakaridja Kone and Jonathan Pitroipa completed the rout. - Sapa-AFP


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