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Football | Afcon

Moumouni Dagano © Backpagepix

Burkinabes put brakes to CAR dream



The Central African Republic were denied of making history by Alain Traore who netted a stoppage time goal to see Burkina Faso win 3-1 in Ouagadougou, booking their place in next year’s African Cup of Nations tournament.

The Stallions needed to overturn a one-goal deficit from the first leg when they were humbled by Central African Republic on September 8 in Bangui.

And with the second leg in their own backyard the pressure was on Burkina Faso to deliver the goods in hope of denying the CAR of their first African Cup of Nations campaign.

The Wild Beasts were having none of it, however, when they grabbed a vital away goal just seven minutes into the game when David Manga brought the game to the hosts.

Manga’s effort seemed to provide the spark needed for Burkina Faso when they fought back with an equalizer eleven minutes later when Alain Traore drew the sides’ level.

The scoreline was turned on its head when Paul Put’s team took the lead through the veteran, Moumouni Dagano, who converted a penalty in the 40th minute.

It was a wicked and unforeseen twist of the tale when an unforeseen stoppage time goal by Traore handed Burkina Faso a 3-1 win to edge out CAR on a 3-2 aggregate, sending the hosts into celebration.

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