Charles Konan Banny Stadium will host the thrilling top two clash between Angola and Burkina Faso on Tuesday. Both teams have equal points and goal difference, but Angola marginally leads group D with the number of goals scored.
They need a point against Burkina Faso to ensure their advancement in the tournament. Angola will also advance even if they lose, provided Algeria fails to defeat Mauritania in their decisive match.
About the game
Angola drew 1-1 against Algeria in their group opener before an excellent 3-2 victory over Mauritania during the weekend. Gelson Dala’s brace edged Angola closer to the next stage of the AFCON next stage, securing a 3-2 victory over Mauritania. Gilberto added the third goal in a match filled with high-quality scoring. Despite fine individual efforts from Amar Sidi Bouna and Aboubakary Koita, Mauritania suffered their second loss in the tournament.
Conversely, Burkina Faso won their first game against Mauritania by 1-0 before an epic 2-2 draw with Algeria on Saturday. In a thrilling turn of events, Burkina Faso gave up their lead twice in the game to settle for a 2-2 draw with Algeria. Despite Burkina Faso’s belief in victory after a penalty by Bertrand Traore, Bounedjah scored his second goal in the 95th minute. Tapsoba played a pivotal role in Burkina Faso’s draw and won the man of the match.
Despite harsh weather conditions, his seamless transition from a slow pace to swiftly bypassing the opposition’s midfield created opportunities. A standout moment was his precise pass, leading to Mohamed Konate’s goal. This is a remarkable contribution that elevated an already memorable match and justified the accolade received. His influence in the team can’t be underestimated and will boost Burkina Faso chances of getting positive results in this game.
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With both teams aware of what’s at stake, they will give it their all to get the required result to qualify.
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