Saturday, January 28, 2017

African Nations Cup: Burkina Faso Advance To Semifinals

The quarterfinal round of the African Nations Cup commenced on Saturday with two games played in Gabon.

At Libreville:

Aristide Bance (81') and Prejuce Makoulma (85') each scored a late goal as Burkina Faso blanked Tunisia 2-0.

At Franceville:

After 120 scoreless minutes, Benjamin Moukandjo, Ambroise Oyongo, Adolphe Teikeu, Jacques Zoua, and Vincent Aboubakar all converted their spot kicks as Cameroon outlasted Senegal 5-4 in the penalty kick shootout to advance to the semifinal round.

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