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Match report: Zambia out of Africa Cup of Nations after 0-0 draw with Burkina Faso

Posted: 29 January 2013 Time: 21:10

Burkina Faso progressed to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals, while defending champions Zambia are going home.

The teams played to a lacklustre goalless draw at Mbombela Stadium on Tuesday evening.

It is the first time the reigning champions have gone out in the group stage since 1990 in Algeria, when there were still just 12 teams involved.

Zambia went into the game level on points with Nigeria, who qualified to the knockout stage with a 2-0 win over Ethiopia in the other Group C match – both goals scored by Victor Moses from the penalty spot in the last 10 minutes.

It was a poor performance from Chipolopolo, who will rue their missed chances, with Collins Mbesuma and Rainford Kalaba the main guilty parties, although Clifford Mulenga also missed a half-chance late in the game.

Zambia leave South Africa unbeaten, but have not displayed the form that handed them the trophy last year.

Burkina Faso, who thumped Ethiopia 4-0 last Friday, finished top of Group C on goal difference.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:12 pm
Good record for the zombies of Africa
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:12 pm
I said before and I will say it again.........I dont care about Zambia....I am not a Zambian.....
▌▌ Y1NKA ,¸¸,ø¤º°º¤ ᵀᴴᴱ'ᴼᴿᴵᴳᴵᴻᴬᴸ ╚ll╝
posted: 09:13 pm
▌▌✨Yiηkα ★....Oηє ℓσvє Nαιjα

Keshi Out!
posted: 09:13 pm
The Zambians will be catching the 22h00 flight tonight with Sister Maminzela
posted: 09:14 pm
posted: 09:15 pm
Zambia is simply not good enough. Last year you won through hard work not that you are now a power house of soccer. hope lessons have been learned!
posted: 09:16 pm
@ The Phefeni Boy

Are u implying that El Kampion,Aunty Zebra and King are Zambians

Ha ha ha Khosi Lami. Abezwa uma ubatshela
posted: 09:16 pm
Zambai lost bcos KATONGO can't play on the sand ...lol zambai masende ....up the bucs
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:16 pm
We welcome all South Africans who were supporting Zambia to the Bafana Bafana supporters corner on this blog.........you all welcome......,wellcome home....we knew you will come home soon.....umuntu akalahla.
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 09:17 pm
T'zozo here. Kick off what happened to my UN ?

Hahahahahahahahaha....Zambia are out. MaPirates lenyile. YOUR national team Chipolopolo is out. OUR national team Bafana Bafana are going to the 1/4 finals.
posted: 09:17 pm
3 teams were knocked out today ...
That is zambia, ethopia & nageria also elimanation elect.
There is no way in hell that they can beat ivory coast.
posted: 09:18 pm
Karma is a bitch...lol
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:19 pm
Where is Umuntu Akalahlwa aka MAMINZELA......where is that piece of sh*t.......

Go out. ..come out..bloody agent!.......
posted: 09:20 pm
Somebody had to leave
Real Champ T'zozo
posted: 09:22 pm
T'zozo here again.

I'm celebrating the fact that Zambia are out of Afcon. I should have been sad to see our Southern African brothers knocked out bit here I am celebrating. Why ?

Because the dagga smoking FOOLS who support Chibuku Pirates declared their support for Zambia and said they don't care about Bafana Bafana just because there are more Chiefs players in BB. Now today its' another kick in their stinking asses.

MaPirates le nyile dimpya ke lona.

And please stop commenting on Bafana Bafana because Chipolopolo is YOUR national team.

Hahahahahahahahaha.............MaPirates lenyile.
TMG 2009
posted: 09:23 pm
To hell with ZAMBIA (KALABA, MBESUMA) & DRC, they were hailed as heros b4 the tournament started by STUPID GORILLAS who some of they turned their backs on our beloved BB just b'cos few of their favourite players are not selected...pls those GORILLAS like MOTHUSI aka MARAPO, KING and whole lot should get on that bus with ZAMBIANS & CONGOLISE they dont deserve to be in SA!!! We were told that we wont make the next round and wont score a single goal yet we did what these stupid GORILLA supported ZAMBIA & DRC couldnt do which is to qualify to the next round... thank you BURKINABES for showing those GORILLAS an exit door...
gotze p2
posted: 09:23 pm
kwaaaaaaaaaa nw since zambia hv crashed embarassingly out of the afcon the rats wil only hv 1 thing to brag abt whch is sangweni nc nc nc poor rats. In pa we believe in sangweni khune tsepo yeye dean meyiwa majoro may serero kg we believe.
I wanda wat the rats wil say abt dc as they only support champions weeeeh hahahahahahahahahaha let em tlk.

Fully behind bafana bafana....
Naturena born killer
posted: 09:23 pm
Where r de pirates Zambians gud ppl. Bunch of hypocrites

Forward bafana forward, "Asijiki"
posted: 09:23 pm
Zambians, friends of PieratS. Hehehehe. Where are they now? At OR Tambo. Thanx 4 going.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:23 pm

Abamameli labantu.....kunini ngiba faka iverstaan.....
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