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Burkina Faso penalised, Congo wins



Burkina Faso have been penalised for fielding an ineligible player in their World Cup qualifier against Congo, a world governing body Fifa disciplinary committee ruled on Friday.

The match in Ouagadougou in June ended goalless but Congo have been awarded a 3-0 victory and Burkina Faso fined five thousand euros, Fifa announced.

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