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Afcon 2017: Egypt slashes Burkina Faso out of the tournament

 

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 game that started seeing the Burkina Faso side stronger than Egypt which has maintained unbeaten record on finals, concluded mysteriously when both teams drew 1-1 in the normal 90 minutes time as well as the added time. In short, Egypt qualified for the Afcon 2017 final scheduled on Sunday 5th February, 2017.

This is how the game that ended 3-4 in favor of Egypt went down:

21:44 - EGYPT WIN 4-3 ON PENALTIES...

21:43 - Warda scores for Egypt! (Burkina Faso 3-4 Egypt)

21:42 - Koffi misses for Burkina Faso! (Burkina Faso 3-3 Egypt)

 

21:41 - Salah scores for Egypt! (Burkina Faso 3-3 Egypt)

 

 

21:40 - Yago scores for Burkina Faso! (Burkina Faso 3-2 Egypt)

 

21:40 - Hegazy scores for Egypt! (Burkina Faso 2-2 Egypt)

21:39 - Diawara scores for Burkina Faso! (Burkina Faso 2-1 Egypt)

 

21:38 - Sobhi scores for Egypt! (Burkina Faso 1-1 Egypt)

 

21:37 - Alain Traore scores for Burkina Faso! (Burkina Faso 1-0 Egypt)

 

21:37 - El-Said misses for Egypt! (Burkina Faso 0-0 Egypt)

21:35 - Penalty shootout!

 

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