Thursday, November 15, 2018
Advertisement

Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place

Egypt defeat Burkina Faso to book final place
February 01
23:35 2017
Advertisement

Egypt, seven-time champions of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), are through to the final of the 2017 edition of the competition, holding in Gabon.

The team defeated Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties at Libreville stadium.

Essam El Hadary, the oldest goalkeeper in the competition, was the hero of the game, as he saved Herve Koffi and Bertrand Traore’s penalty kicks.

It was goalless at half time, which saw Burkina Faso as the more impressive side, but they struggled to create clear-cut chances.

Mohammed Salah controlled Kahraba’s knocked down and finished with a fantastic shot into the top corner, with his left foot to put Egypt ahead in the 66th minute.

Charles Kabore bustled down the right, collected Yago’s smart backheel, and his cross found its way to Aristide Bancé, who chest the ball down and rifled it into the corner for Burkina Faso’s equaliser in the 73rd minute.

After Bancé’s goal cancelled out Salah’s opener, the game went into extra time.

The final match will be played on Sunday.

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

BBM CHANNEL C0038F78B
WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2018 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.
Tags
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 13, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS359475418
KANO359476420
PH360476420
ABUJA359478419
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement