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CAN 2017

Burkina Faso v Egypt: team news

The ASEC Mimosas striker will lead the Burkina Faso front line following his goal against Tunisia as Pharaohs keeper El Haddary is set to earn cap 152 tonight.

Football Soccer - African Cup of Nations - Quarter Finals - Tunisia v Burkina Faso - Stade de l'Amitie - Libreville, Gabon - 28/1/17. Burkina Faso's Aristide Bance waves to fans after winning their quarter-final soccer match of the 2017 African

Both Paolo Duarte and Hector Cuper have named their starting line-ups for tonight's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Gabonese capital city Libreville.

Both the competition's unbeaten sides come face to face in the CAN 2017 semi-final tonight with a place in Sunday's final an attractive prize. The Egyptians are looking to claim their eight African Nations win whilst the Burkinabe are aiming to make their first CAN final. 

Starting XI:

Burkina Faso XI: Koffi, Yago, Coulibaly, Bako Kone ,Issouf Dayo, Charles Kabore, Blaty Toure- Razack, Blati, B. Traore, Nakoulma, Bance

Egypt XI: El-Hadary; Elmohamady, Gabr, Hegazy, Fathi; Hamed, I.Salah; El-Said, Trezeguet, M.Salah; Kahraba

Tonight's match official is Malang Diedhiou (Senegal).

Live coverage of all the action from Libreville here:


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