Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – (African Boulevard News) – Burkina Faso’s U17 national football team defeated DR Congo 2-1 in the opening match of the TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The victory has given the team the much-needed boost and confidence ahead of the tournament. The team’s coach, Souleymane Aliou, is now optimistic about their chances of winning the championship.
Alio believes that his team has shown enough potential and quality to go all the way in the tournament. As his team prepares for the next match, he said “We have a good team, and we will fight to win the championship. We have shown our capabilities, and we are ready to take on any team that comes our way.”
Burkina Faso’s U17 team is regarded as one of the dark horses in the tournament. However, Alio’s confidence and ambition to win the tournament has sparked hope and enthusiasm across the country.
Although it was a hard-fought win, Burkina Faso’s U17 team showed their resilience and character on the pitch. The team’s captain, Adama Berthe, scored the opening goal from the penalty spot, which set the tone for the rest of the game. The team’s second goal was scored by Issa Traore, which turned out to be the game-winner.
Alio’s tactics and strategy paid off, and the team was able to secure a crucial victory in their opening match. The victory was a statement of intent from Burkina Faso’s U17 team, and they are now focused on the next game.
The team’s performance has also been praised by football experts and analysts. They believe that Burkina Faso’s U17 team has the potential to go all the way and win the tournament.
In conclusion, the victory against DR Congo has given Burkina Faso’s U17 team the confidence and belief that they can challenge for the TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations title. With Souleymane Alio’s ambition and determination to win the tournament, the team is poised to make a mark in the tournament. The next match will be crucial, and the team will be looking to build on their opening-day victory.