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    "title": "Angola frustrated by Burkina Faso ",
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    "body": "<p>\r\nAngola and Burkina Faso drew 0-0 in the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) Group D match at the Stade Adrar in Morocco on Tuesday.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nThe Stallions dominated possession in the early stages of the game and Somgogma Hermann Nikiema forced Angola goalkeeper Landu into a good save.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nAs the match progressed, Angola took control of the encounter and they had a good chance to break the deadlock.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nHowever, Burkina Faso goalkeeper Aboubacar Sowadogo was alert and he produced a fine low save to deny Angola forward Va.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nPaty, the Angola forward, also had a chance to score just after the half-hour mark as Palancas Negras pushed for the opening goal.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nHowever, his effort was blocked in the box by the Stallions defence and Herenilson pounced onto the rebound, but his attempt was also blocked.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nThe Stallions then stood firm at the back until Ethiopian referee Bamlak Tessema Weyesa blew the halftime whistle.<\/p>\r\n\r\n<div class=\"video-player\"><video class=\"video-js\" id=\"altContent1\"><\/video><\/div><br\/>\r\n<p>\r\nThe Palancas Negras continued their dominance after the restart and they came close to scoring in the 54th minute following a good move.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nPaty tried to beat Sowadogo at the near-post, but the Burkina Faso keeper pulled off a great low save to deny the diminutive Angolan forward. <\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nPressure mounted on the Stallions defence and Job tried his luck from range in the 68th minute, but Sowadogo was well positioned to make a save.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nIssouf Kabore was presented with a glorious opportunity to snatch a late winning goal for Burkina Faso in the closing stages of the game.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nHowever, Kabore somehow managed to placed his effort wide of the target after finding himself in a one-on-one situation with Landu.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nUltimately, Angola and Burkina Faso settled for a goalless draw.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\n<b>Angola (0) 0<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nBurkina Faso (0) 0<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nAngola:<\/b> Landu, Wilson, Mira, Nary, To Carniero, Paty, Herenilson, Almeida, Job (Mano 79\u2019), Fofo (Caporal 90+3\u2019), Va (Chilo 88\u2019).<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\n<b>Burkina Faso: <\/b>Sowadogo, Beau, Sou, Ouattara, Nikiema (Nouma 50\u2019), Kompaore, Kabore (Siry 85\u2019), Guiro, Zondo (Sory 77\u2019), Boni, Bande.<\/p>",
    "blurb": "Angola and Burkina Faso drew 0-0 in the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) Group D match at the Stade Adrar in Morocco on Tuesday.",
    "date": "2018-01-20T00:15:37",
    "author": "",
    "credit": "Backpage TXT",
    "img_credit": "Romeo Boni and Wilson Pinto Gaspar \u00a9 Backpagepix",
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