Should we say that Burkina Faso was just unlucky this time round? This is a team that has been performing well in Africa Cup of Nations this year. But hey, it lost to Egypt 3-4 on penalties.
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament that started last month on the 14th saw a number countries participate and leave after losing - some in Group Stages, and others in Quarter finals.
Ghana's Andre Ayew scored a first-half penalty to secure victory over Uganda in the opening Group D match at the African Nations Cup in Port Gentil's new stadium on Tuesday.
Uganda play Egypt in a must win fixture, this Saturday 9pm (CAT) and majority Ugandans will be waiting in anguish hoping for a first win at the Afcon finals for the national side.
All eyes on Africa as the eagerly anticipated 2017 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this Saturday 15 January, when hosts Gabon will be counting on their talisman