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Burkina Faso edge Cape Verde to claim first win

stallions celebrate after grabbing first win

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Stallions of Burkina Faso grabbed their first win and three points at the ongoing AFCON on Thursday.

Although the Blue Sharks were more dominant in the second half, they were unable to find the equalising goal

Boureima Bande’s goal in the first half handed The Stallions the win that has put them on the pedestal with   Cape Verde, who opened the campaign with a win against Ethiopia.

Run away group leaders Cameroon zoomed into the round of 16 following their 4-1 demolition of Ethiopia thus becoming the first team to hit the round of 16 with a game to spare.

READ ALSO AFCON 2021: Hosts Cameroon beat Ethiopia to reach last 16

The hosts are on six points with two wins leaving Cape Verde and Burkina Faso on three points each. Ethiopia are almost out after contention after losing two matches with no points in the kitty.

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