31 January 2013

Burkina Faso: Mohamed Koffi - 'I Think We Could Reach the Final'

Qualified for the quarterfinals of the 29th African Cup of Nations, the Stallions of Burkina Faso reviewing their ambition to rise.

After ending Indian sign (eliminated in the first round of the last five AFCON), the group of Paul Put dream to do better than the generation 98.

On RFI microphone, the defender of Burkina Faso selection, Mohamed Koffi happy for the solid match against Zambia, aims the final:

"It is a huge joy. We fought to achieve our objective was to reach the quarter-finals. Fifteen years we were expecting that ... we overlapped this course together with the whole group."

You had to be very strong. We knew that Zambia had a good offensive game, very fast and technical. They were the champions of Africa and as a team that could beat the Ivory Coast in the final (Ndrl, AFCON 2012), this is not just any team. So we had to be very careful. We have defended a lot, but we held.

Now we will focus on our next game. We shall fight together and I think we can reach the final."

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