Nigeria vs. Burkina Faso: The Men Who Hold the AFCON in Their Hands

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Nigeria vs. Burkina Faso: The Men Who Hold the AFCON in Their Hands
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After two dramatic, engrossing semis, Africa awaits an unlikely final between Nigeria and Burkina Faso. The winner will take the continent's highest prize, whilst defeat means the end of the road and regret that may last a lifetime.

Few saw Stephen Keshi's young Nigerian side as potential finalists, while even fewer will have envisaged Paul Put's Burkina Faso team making it all the way to the centrepiece occasion.

In this article, I'll look at the five key players who will be keen to have their say as to the destination of Africa's greatest prize.

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