2013 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 Top Soccer Players to Watch

Win or lose, these global sports stars are a force to be reckoned with

3. Jonathan Pitroipa: Scoring the winning goal against Togo last Sunday that led his team to the semi-finals, Pitroipa is showing why teams should respect he and his fellow Burkina Faso teammates. Having already appeared at AFCON twice, and with 2 goals thus far in the competition, it’s no wonder Burkina Faso is fighting to get the penalty that Pitroipa received in Wednesday’s game against Ghana overturned so that he can play in the upcoming Johannesburg final against Nigeria.


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