Afcon 2021: Recap from Cameroon – Burkina Faso – Ethiopia – Cabo Verde Matches

Afcon 2021: Recap from Cameroon – Burkina Faso – Ethiopia – Cabo Verde Matches

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It was a very decisive games in the opening matches of the African Cup of Nation at the new constructed Olembe Sports Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon. Afcon 2021: Recap from Cameroon – Burkina Faso – Ethiopia – Cabo Verde matches.

Cameroon, the hosts, kicked off the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations with a win over Burkina Faso on Sunday evening.

At the new Olembe stadium in Yaounde, captain Vincent Aboubakar scored twice from the penalty spot to give the Indomitable Lions a 2-1 victory.

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After a defensive blunder in the Cameroon area, Gustavo Sangare gave the Burkinabes the lead with a vicious shot after 24 minutes.

After a reckless challenge on André Anguissa by Burkinabe captain Bertrand Traore, Cameroon was awarded a penalty 12 minutes later.

The early red card had a lot of consequences on the Ethiopians National Team and Cabo Verde on the other hand took advantage of it. The first review of a VAR to be given a red card in the African Cup of Nations 2021.

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Yared Bayeh from Walias of Ethiopia received the first ever red card at the AFCON 2021.

Ethiopia’s ten-man squad defeated 1-0 to Cabo Verde in the other match of the day. The Blue Sharks beat the Walias, who were reduced to ten men after Yared Bayeh’s early dismissal, thanks to a close-range header from Julio Tavares.

Table

  1. Cameroon – 3
  2. Cabo Verde – 3
  3. Ethiopia  – 0
  4. Burkina Faso – 0

Next Matches on Thursday

Cameroon vs Ethiopia

Burkina Faso vs Cabo Verde

 

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