AFCON 2023: Burkina Faso Stuns Mauritania in Dying Minutes

Burkina Faso defeated Mauritania in extra time to a 1-0. Captain Bertrand Traore’s penalty kick in the 96th minute gave the Stallions the advantage.


Mauritania held their own until the ninetieth minute, when a single incident in the penalty area converted their finest moment into a nightmare come stoppage time.


The Stallions won Group D after Bertrand Traore took the penalty kick and converted it. On Monday night, Algeria and Angola were forced to settle for a one-all draw.

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