A late penalty secured Burkina Faso a 3-2 away win over Algeria in the first leg of their African World Cup playoff.
Key striker Alain Traore will miss Burkina Faso's World Cup play-off and has been left out for the first leg against Algeria.
Aristide Bance was on target as Burkina Faso won 1-0 in Congo on Saturday to restore their World Cup hopes.
Nigeria claimed their third African Nations Cup title with a dominant performance in a 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg.
Teams for the African Nations Cup final between Burkina Faso and Nigeria at Soccer City on Sunday:
Factbox on Burkina Faso, who play in Sunday's African Nations Cup final against Nigeria at Soccer City:
Teams for the African Nations Cup Group C match between Burkina Faso and Ethiopia at Nelspruit's Mbombela Stadium on Friday:
Teams for Monday's African Nations Cup Group C match between Nigeria and Burkina Faso at Mbombela Stadium
Factbox on African Cup of Nations finalists Burkina Faso ahead of this year's tournament in South Africa.
Burkina Faso took a gamble on the fitness of key striker Alain Traore by including him in their final squad for the African Nations Cup.
Striker Moumouni Dagano has been named in a preliminary squad of 28 players chosen by Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso have left out Cameroon-born defender Herve Zengue from a 25-man preliminary squad for the African Cup of Nations.
Ruud van Nistelrooy hit a hat-trick to steer Hamburg SV into the German Cup second round with a 5-1 win over amateurs Torgelower SV.
Mainz 05 striker Aristide Bance agrees to join Dubai-based Al Ahli on a four-year contract with immediate effect.
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