World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Burkina Faso and Cape Verde both exit FIFA World Cup

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

OUAGADOUGOU, Nov. 14, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Burkina Faso defeated Cape Verde by a big score of 4-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Stade du 4-Août in Ouagadougou.

Nakoulma scored tripple goals

Burkina Faso dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Nakoulma in the 45th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Burkinabés further widened their lead in the second period by scoring three times (Nakoulma '58, '62 and Diawara '90).

Both teams are eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group D



Burkina Faso at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)

Cape Verde at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 2002)
2018 World Cup Poster
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
4:0 (1:0)
  • 14 November 2017
  • 19:30
  • Ouagadougou

Third Round Group D

Burkina Faso9
Cape Verde6
South Africa4

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