In the Group A fixture, Burkina Faso is all set to Ethiopia in a bid to qualify for the next round of the Africa Cup of Nations. With two teams vying for one spot, this game is crucial.
In the previous game, Burkina Faso registered a 1-0 win against Cape Verde. They have three points in the two games and are in second place on the table. Bouraime Bande scored the goal in the 39th minute which was enough for them to see out the game.
On the other hand, Ethiopia are in last place on the points table. They have lost both games and are almost out of the competition. They need a win to remain alive in the competition. In their last game, they lost 4-1 against Cameroon.
Match: Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia
Date and Time: 17th January, 9:30 PM IST
Venue: Stade Omnisports de Bafoussam
Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia Head-to-Head
Both teams have played each other four times. Burkina Faso have won two and drawn one. Ethiopia have only one win to their name.
Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia Team News
Burkina Faso: There are no injury concerns for Burkina Faso.
Ethiopia: There are no injury concerns for Ethiopia as well.
Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia Probable Playing XI
Burkina Faso: Herve Koffi, Edmond Tapsoba, Issoufou Dayo, Steeve Yago, Issa Kabore, Adama Guira, Ibrahim Toure, Bertrand Traore, Gustavo Sanagre, Cyrille Bayala, Abdoul Tapsoba
Ethiopia: Teklemariam Shanko, Yared Baye, Aschalew Tamene, Mignot Debebe, Ramadan Yesuf, Mesoud Mohammed, Amanuel Yohannes, Surafel Dagnachew, Abubeker Nasser, Getaneh Kebede, Amanuel Gebremichael
Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia D11 Team
Teklemariam Shanko, Steeve Yago, Issa Kabore, Issoufou Dayo (VC), Bertrand Traore, Gustavo Sanagre, Cyrille Bayala, Surafel Dagnachew, Getaneh Kebede (VC), Amanuel Gebremichael, Abdoul Tapsoba
Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia Probable Winners
Ethiopia are struggling in the African Cup of Nations whereas Burkina Faso kept their aspirations alive with an impressive shift against Cape Verde. We predict Burkina Faso to win the game against Ethiopia.
Prediction: Burkina Faso 1-0 Ethiopia