Highlights and goals: Cameroon 2-1 Burkina Faso in 2021 Africa Cup
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1:08 PM18 days ago


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1:00 PM18 days ago

90+5' End of the match!

The match at the Paul Biya Stadium is over, Cameroon has won! The hosts take the first three points of the Africa Cup of Nations.
12:53 PM18 days ago

90' Additional time

Five more minutes will be played in the match.
12:52 PM18 days ago

88' Substitution for Cameroon

Yvan Neyou replaces Vincent Aboubakar.
12:51 PM18 days ago

86' Substitution for Burkina Faso

Hassane Bandé entra en lugar de Bertrand Traoré.
12:45 PM18 days ago

83' Cameroon came closer

Vincent Aboubakar's shot went wide.
12:44 PM18 days ago

81' Substitution for Cameroon

Christian Bassogog replaces Nicolas Moumi.
12:41 PM18 days ago

77' Cameroon missed it!

Burkina Faso's defense failed and Vincent Aboubakar had the third goal at his feet, but his shot went wide.
12:37 PM18 days ago

74' Cameroon had a chance!

Anguissa's shot took a slight deflection off an opponent and went just wide of the left post.
12:37 PM18 days ago

71' Double substitution for Burkina Faso

Mohamed Konaté and Zakaria Sanogo come in for Abdoul Fessal Tapsoba and Cyrille Bayala.
12:35 PM18 days ago

69' Cameroon double change

Clinton N'Jie and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting replace Pierre Kunde and Karl Toko Ekambi.
12:26 PM18 days ago

62' VAR decision: Offside!

We are still 2-1 in the match, it was Aboubakar's third goal of the match, but due to a previous offside, the play was disallowed.
12:23 PM18 days ago

60' There is a VAR review

Initially, the linesman disallowed a Cameroon goal for offside, but the play is being reviewed to determine if it was offside.
12:18 PM18 days ago

55' ONANA! Cameroon is saved!

First, Bertrand Traoré's free kick was half-cleared by the defense and Steeve Yago shot, but the Cameroonian goalkeeper was well placed to make the save.
12:13 PM18 days ago

50' Not much happens in the second half

Burkina Faso tries to keep control of the ball, but lacks ideas from midfield forward.
12:08 PM18 days ago

Second half begins

The match restarts with the start of the second half.
11:54 AM18 days ago

45+4' Halftime!

The first half of the match ends with a 2-1 victory for host Cameroon over Burkina Faso.
11:53 AM18 days ago

45+3' GOOOOOAL for Cameroon

VINCENT ABOUBAKAR AGAIN! The Cameroonian captain fooled goalkeeper Koffi again and put the ball in the middle.
11:52 AM18 days ago


Issoufou Dayo fouled Nouhou Tolo in the box. Cameroon can go up in the match.
11:50 AM18 days ago

45' Additional time

Two more minutes will be played in the first half.
11:46 AM18 days ago

42' Yellow card

Jérôme Onguéné was cautioned for Cameroon.
11:45 AM18 days ago

40' GOOOOAL for Cameroon!

VINCENT ABOUBAKAR! The Cameroonian captain completely fooled Hervé Koffi and put the ball into the left side to tie the match.
11:43 AM18 days ago

39' VAR decision: Penalty!

Following the VAR review, a foul in the box by Bertrand Traoré on André-Frank Zambo Anguissa is called.
11:42 AM18 days ago

38' There is a VAR review!

The referee has been called by his assistants to review a possible penalty kick in favor of Cameroon.
11:36 AM18 days ago

32' Yellow card

Patrick Malo was cautioned for Burkina Faso.
11:35 AM18 days ago

30' Half hour of match

Cameroon still does not have a clear scoring chance. So far very little from the host team.
11:28 AM18 days ago

23' GOOOOOAL for Burkina Faso!

GUSTAVO SANGARÉ! In the same move, Cameroon had saved twice and after a cross from the right, the number 20 scored with his left foot.
11:25 AM18 days ago

20' Still 0-0

We still don't have any scoring options in the match, it's a very tight game in the middle of the field.
11:18 AM18 days ago

15' First quarter of the match

The scoreboard has not moved in 15 minutes.
11:15 AM18 days ago

12' Not much to report

The game has no rhythm, there are constant fouls and that prevents good dynamics. So far the game is not attractive.
11:12 AM18 days ago

8' Cameroon came closer

Vincent Aboubakar had a chance with a shot that he ended up sending wide with his left foot.
11:10 AM18 days ago

5' First minutes

There is not much to highlight so far. Cameroon is the one that insists more on offensive function, but still fails to score a goal.
11:05 AM18 days ago

1' Yellow card!

The first card of the match came quickly. Steeve Yago is cautioned for Burkina Faso.
11:04 AM18 days ago

Match starts!

The match between Cameroon and Burkina Faso is underway.
11:02 AM18 days ago

Teams on the field

The Cameroon and Burkina Faso players take the field.
11:02 AM18 days ago

Match Officials

To be confirmed.
11:01 AM18 days ago

Substitutes - Burkina Faso

01. Aboubacar Sawadogo ‏(GK), 23. Farid Ouédraogo ‏(GK), 27. Kilian Nikiema ‏(GK), 02. Djibril Ouattara, 07. Eric Traoré, 08. Dramane Nikièma, 13. Hermann Nikièma, 18. Ismahila Ouédraogo, 26. Jean Botué.

11:01 AM18 days ago

Starting XI - Burkina Faso

| 16. Kouakou Koffi |
| 09. Issa Kaboré | 14. Issoufou Dayo | 25. Steeve Yago | 05. Patrick Malo |
| 24. Adama Guira | 22. Ibrahim Touré |
| 10. Bertrand Traoré | 20. Gustavo Sangaré | 21. Cyrille Bayala |
| 15. Abdoul Tapsoba |

Coach: Kamou Malo

11:01 AM18 days ago

Substitutes - Cameroon

16. Devis Epassy ‏(GK), 23. Simon Omossola ‏(GK), 04. Harold-Desty Moukoudi, 06. Ambroise Oyongo, 09. Stéphane Bahoken, 20. Ignatius Ganago, 21. Jean-Charles Castelletto, 27. James Léa Siliki, 28. Yvan Neyou.

10:58 AM18 days ago

Starting XI - Cameroon

| 24. André Onana |
| 22. Jérôme Onguéné | 05. Michael Ngadeu | 25. Nouhou Tolo |
| 19. Collins Fai | 08. André Zambo Anguissa | 03. Nicolás Moumi |
| 14. Samuel Oum Gouet | 15. Pierre Kunde|
| 10. Vincent Aboubakar | 12. Karl Toko Ekambi |

Coach: Antonio Concienção

10:45 AM18 days ago

Some data

  • This will be Cameroon and Burkina Faso’s third encounter in the Africa Cup of Nations. Both previous meetings came in the group phase: Cameroon won 1-0 in the 1998 before a 1-1 draw in 2017.
  • Cameroon are making their 20th appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations, a tally only bettered by Egypt (25), Cote d'Ivoire (24) and Ghana (23). Egypt (7) are the only team to have won the tournament on more occasions than The Indomitable Lions (5).
  • Cameroon are hosting the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time, 50 years after it was first held in the country, in 1972 – they finished third. Egypt are the last team to win the AFCON as hosts, it was in 2006.
  • This is Burkina Faso’s 12th appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations. In their previous 11 participations, they have either been eliminated in the group stages (8 times) or at least reached the semi-finals (3 times), including the final in 2013 (0-1 v Nigeria).
  • Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar has scored only one goal in his eight AFCON appearances (18 shots), although that was the winning goal in the 2017 final against Egypt (2-1).
10:40 AM18 days ago

Squad List - Burkina Faso

10:35 AM18 days ago

Squad List - Cameroon

10:30 AM18 days ago

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10:25 AM18 days ago

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10:20 AM18 days ago

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10:15 AM18 days ago

What time is Cameroon vs Burkina Faso match for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations?

This is the start time of the game Cameroon vs Burkina Faso of 7th January 2022 in several countries:

Argentina: 1:00 PM on Star +
Bolivia: 12:00 PM on Star +
Brazil: 1:00 PM on Band, GUIGO
Chile: 1:00 PM on Star +
Colombia: 11:00 AM on Star +
Ecuador: 11:00 AM on Star +
Spain: 5:00 PM
Mexico: 10:00 AM on ESPN2 Mexico, Star +
Paraguay: 12:00 PM on Star +
Peru: 12:00 PM on Star +
Uruguay: 12:00 PM on Star +

10:10 AM18 days ago

Key player - Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, the presence of Mohamed Konaté stands out. The 24-year-old Spanish striker has excelled for Akhmat Grozny scoring six goals so far this season.

10:05 AM18 days ago

Key player - Cameroon

In Cameroon's, the presence of Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting stands out. The 32-year-old striker has scored eight goals this season for his team, Bayern Munich.

10:00 AM18 days ago

Cameroon vs Burkina Faso history

These two teams have met eight times. The statistics favor Cameroon, which has won three times, while Burkina Faso has won just once, for a total of four victories.

9:55 AM18 days ago

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso are unbeaten in their last nine matches in all competitions and came into this tournament on a high as they were unbeaten in their six second round matches, during that streak they were able to earn draws against Algeria. However, they will have many complications due to the nine cases of COVID-19 presented in their delegation.

9:50 AM18 days ago


The hosts, will be looking to get off to a strong start at the Africa Cup of Nations, seeking to return to the top after their last crowning in 2017. The five-time winners as the second most successful team in AFCON history and reached the tournament on the back of four consecutive wins in their World Cup qualifying campaign.

9:45 AM18 days ago

The match will be played at the Paul Biya Stadium

The match Cameroon vs Burkina Faso will be played at the Paul Biya Stadium, located in the city of Yaoundé, Cameroon. This venue, inaugurated in 2019, has a capacity of 50,000 spectators.
9:40 AM18 days ago

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