Burkina Faso coach, Idrissa Malo Troare has blamed too many mistakes for his side defeat in the hands of the Nigerians.
The Stallions were pegged 0-2 by Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the first leg final round clash for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Saturday in Port Harcourt.
Troare however said his side are very much in the race to qualifying for the CHAN final in Rwanda.
“Not so much bad a performance though there were too many mistakes, individual mistakes that resulted in the 0-2 loss Nigeria.
“However, I believe we can quickly correct the mistakes to give Nigerians the toughest match in the second leg in Ouagadougou.
“Burkina Faso are still strong contenders for the Rwanda 2016 CHAN ticket despite today’s (Saturday) defeat.
“Nigeria played very well to deserved the 2-0 victory but we hope to upturn the table in the reverse clash later in the month,” said Troare to supersport.com.
The aggregate winners of the two-legged encounter will cement a spot in the final for the 2016 CHAN in Rwanda.