Burkina Faso became the first team to qualify to the semi-finals after beating Tunisia 2-0 on Saturday.
Burkina Faso where prior to the game were tipped by most pundits as underdogs dominated play in the first half but could not utilize their numerous chances they had ending the first 45 minutes barren.
Back from recess, the search for an opener began as both countries kept surging forward for the al important goal.
The battle became tougher after 60 minutes of exciting football but it was the west African side whose brilliant effort did the magic for them as they got two goals in the second half to see them through to the last four os the competition.
ASEC Mimosa forward Aristide Bance came off the bench to put Burkina Faso in front from a well-taken free kick 10 minutes from regulation time.
Prejuce Nakoulma squandered a very good chance in the 13th minute after blasting his shot over the bar having been played through by Abdou Razack Traore.
Bertrand Traoré missed a glorious opportunity to put Burkina Faso in front in the 22nd minute after but missed it following a nice work done by Prejuce Nakoulma who had taken on two defenders.
Prejuce Nakoulma scored his first and Burkina second for the West Africans after scoring from a counter break to seal an important victory for the Burkinabes.
Burkina Faso will meet the winner between Egypt and Morocco at the Semi-final