Red card changed the game
Posted: 22 January 2013 Time: 06:34 am
Burkina Faso coach Paul Put admits that the red card to Efe Ambrose helped turn the tide of the game in Monday's 1-1 draw with Nigeria.
But the Belgian insists that his team were already on top and could well have still got the point.
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"I think maybe the red card changed the game a bit, but we were playing better after a poor first-half and putting Nigeria under pressure," he told KickOffNigeria.com.
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"It is a very good result for us, it feels like a win to draw against one of the favourites, and we will have a lot of confidence after this.
"Now the group is open. Anybody can qualify and we are confident we can be one of the teams to do so."
Article by: Colin Udoh
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