AFCON: Burkina Faso beat Cape Verde

15 Jan 2022, Paul Biya Stadium, Olembé:- Burkina Faso muscled their way to an important 1-0 victory over Cape Verde in Thursday’s second Group A game at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

After an opening defeat by the hosts, this was a must-win for the Stallions, who claimed a narrow victory thanks to Hassane Bande’s 40th-minute goal.

Cameroon lead the group after beating Ethiopia, while Burkina Faso and Cape Verde stand level on three points each.

The Burkinabe were without Bertrand Traore after his positive Covid test.

Match score:- Burkina Faso – 1 : Cape Verde – 0

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