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Burkinabe striker Aristide Bancé, at CAN 2017. GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP

The second round of qualifying for the CAN 2021 kicked off this Sunday, November 17th with the victory of Burkina Faso and the defeat of Chad at home.

On the road to South Sudan for the second qualifying day of Can 2021, Burkina Faso dominated their opponent of the day to afford their first victory (2-0) after the draw at home against Uganda on the first day (0-0).

The Stallions were able to count on Aristide Bancé who scored twice in the first period (20th and 40th). The 35-year-old Horoya striker in the A selection since 2003 is still efficient at the right moment. Burkina Faso, which did not participate in CAN 2019 in Egypt, will have to continue its momentum in August 2020 during the third day by receiving Malawi, which lost to Uganda at the same time (2- 0).

Chad already at the foot of the wall

Chad had to face Mali to try to win at home, just to go up the slope after the defeat to Namibia on the first day (2-1). Favorite, Mali has imposed itself by scoring two goals in the first period while the Chadians have remained silent. Moussa Djenepo opened the score in the 14th minute while his compatriot Mohamed Camara doubled the bet (45 + 4).

After a draw against Guinea (2-2), the Eagles of Mali hold their first victory. " After the draw at home, we want to take points here in Chad. It is important for us and we have prepared for it (...) The mood of the group is good. We are really focused and we want to win this game, "said before the meeting the captain of the Eagles of Mali, Abdoulaye Diaby, striker of the Sporting Club of Lisbon.

Regarding Chad, it will now be necessary to win the next day in August 2020 against Guinea to hope to stay in the race for qualification and try to win the first sesame synonymous with a first participation in the World Cup. Africa of nations.

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