Burkina Faso claim Afcon last-eight spot after marathon shootout with Gabon

  * Burkina Faso 1-1 Gabon (B Faso win 7-6 on pens) * 90th minute Burkina own goal forced extra-timeBurkina Faso held off a gallant rearguard action from 10-man Gabon to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a 7-6 victory on penalties after a 1-1 draw in their last-16 tie in Limbe on Sunday. Ismahila Ouédraogo netted the decisive kick to ensure they are the first side into the last eight after an incident-packed and energy-sapping clash. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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