Ghana beat Burkina Faso to qualify for the quarter-finals

Burkina Faso 0 – Ghana 1 (African Cup of Nations, January 19, 2010) Burkina Faso started brightly in their final group game, but the Black Stars took the lead on the half hour when keeper Diakite could only punch a clearance to Amoah, who curled a ball into the box where the nonexistent marking was exploited by Andre Ayew who headed home into the left-hand corner.