Soccer-Bance puts Burkina Faso back on World Cup trail (Reuters)

By Mark Gleeson NELSPRUIT, South Africa, June 15 (Reuters) – Aristide Bance was on target as Burkina Faso won 1-0 in Congo on Saturday to restore their World Cup hopes and puncture home dreams of a spot in the last round of the African preliminaries. The lanky forward, whose peroxide hair made him one of the more recognisable figures at this year’s African Nations Cup, netted in the 38th minute in Pointe Noire to put the Burkinabe one point behind Congo with one game to go in Group E qualifying. …

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