Burkina Faso defeats Gabon in the penalty shootouts

Sun 23 January 2022 | 21:46

Gabon was defeated in the penalties in a game that one of their men was sent off.

Burkina Faso

defeated 10-men


in the penalty shootouts following a 1-1 draw in the normal time and reached the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in the game that was, so tight until the last minute, although the defeated side had one man less than the opposition.

Burkina Faso took the lead early in the game as

Bertrand Traore

found the net for them in the 28th minute of the game, and they did whatever they could to keep their fragile lead throughout the game, but the Panthers finally leveled the game when

Adama Guira

scored the equalizer for them in 91st minute of the game and sent the game to the extra time, which seemed tough for the Gabon fans, because of the red card that Sidney Obissa had received in the 67th minute of the game, but even with one man less, the Panthers had a good performance against Burkina Faso, and finally, both sides failed to change the result in the playing time, so the game went to the penalty shootouts where


decided the result in favor of Burkina Faso.

source: SportMob

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