AFCON 2021: Ten-man Burkina Faso oust Tunisia to storm semis

Teenager Dango Ouattara scored the only goal and was sent off as Burkina Faso surprised Tunisia to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. Ouattara, 19, ran onto Blati Toure’s through ball, held off two defenders and cut inside before firing in. But he was then sent off in the 82nd minute for an elbow on Ali Maaloul. The Stallions,…

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AFCON 2021: Burkina Faso edge Cape Verde to revive their hopes

Burkina Faso registered 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…

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