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Shining Black Stars – Burkina Faso 0-1 Ghana

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Paul Duarte’s Stallions swore not to falter
Les Etalons from the Republic of Upper Volta

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Milovan Rajevic’s Meteors vowed not to fall
To Fédération Burkinabé de Football

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Raucous fans from Luanda to Ouagadougou
Fourth as 98 hosts refused to bid adieu

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Andre Ayew settled a most decisive dual
In the absence of Ghana’s crown jewel

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Without injured Chelsea star Michael Essien
No less than a win, all seemed not “Très bien”

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Lack of pace in the Burkinabe backline
Space for Ghana’s shining stars to shine

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Koulibaly’s acrobatics couldn’t connect or flick
Cleanly with his lissome overhead kick

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Four time winners the Black Meteors through
To join an prominent Quarter final crew

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 19.01.10

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/shining-black-stars-burkina-faso-0-1-ghana/