Khaya Ndubane

By Khaya Ndubane

Digital Manager Phakaaathi


Blow by blow: Burkina Faso vs Ghana

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Afcon 2017 Third Place Playoff match between Burkina Faso and Ghana at State de Port Gentil.


– referee blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: Burkina Faso 1-0 Ghana

– 90+2′ Amartey misses a sitter for Ghana

– 90+2′ corner kick for Ghana

– 3 minutes of added time to be played

– 88′ Alain Traore breaks the deadlock for Burkina Faso with a cracking shot!

– 88′ Substitution for Burkina Faso: Guira comes on for Kabore

– 87′ free kick for Burkina Faso in a good area

– 82′ Forced substitution for Burkina Faso: Malo comes on for Coulibaly

– 79′ Ofori pulls off a good save to deny Bayala

– 78′ corner kick for Ghana

– 75′ Substitution for Ghana: Ayew makes way for Atsu

– 73′ Substitution for Burkina Faso: Bayaka comes on for Bance

– 70′ corner kick for Ghana

– 65′ Substitution for Ghana: Tekpey makes way for Gyan

– 63′ free kick for Burkina Faso

– 61′ Tekpey’s header goes over the crossbar

– 49′ Ayew shoots wide of goals from close range

– the second half is underway at Stade de Port Gentil

– referee blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Burkina Faso 0-0 Ghana

– 2 minutes of added time to be played

– 41′ Nakoulma is through on goals, but shoots narrowly wide

– 39′ free kick for Ghana in a good area and it leads to a corner kick

– 37′ corner kick for Burkina Faso

– 35′ Tekpetey’s shot is deflected away for a corner kick

– 32′ referee stops play for Koffi to receive medical treatment

– 31′ Koffi pulls off a good save to deny Ayew from the free kick and Mensah heads wide from the rebound

– 30′ free kick for Ghana in a good area

– 29′ offside call goes against Burkina Faso

– 26′ Partey hit the crossbar

– 25′ corner kick for Ghana

– 18′ Bance’s shot is deflected away for a corner kick

– 10′ Tetteh’s cross come shot goes wide of goals

– we’re underway at Stade de Port Gentil

– kickoff

Starting XI:

Burkina Faso XI: Herve Koffi, Yago, Kone, Nakoulma, Alain Traore, Dayo, Bance, Kabore, Bertrand Traore, Coulibaly Toure
Ghana XI: R. Ofori, Yiadom, Mensah, Amartey, Afful, Badu, Partey, E Ofor, Tekpetey, Tetteh, Jordan Ayew

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Afcon 2017 Third Place Playoff match between Burkina Faso and Ghana at State de Port Gentil.

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