By Brian Mboh
Football Writer kick442.com Cameroon
After picking a three goals to one trashing from the boys of coach Aliou Cissé on Wednesday at the Mfandena stadium. The highly expectant Stallion captain Bertrand Traore, believes all is not lost for his mates and him.
According to the Aston Villa forward, the entire team will bring their heads as one to look for a way forward, as articulated.
“I think it’s a disappointing score and game for us. We had as ambition to book a ticket for the finals, but it was rather unfortunate that despite our numerous efforts victory failed to show on our side”.
” I think what didn’t work for us was that, we had little mistakes, which was seen and exploited by the opposing side with out hesitation. We tried raising scores but tough and challenging we couldn’t go beyond one .”
” We are not discouraged so far, we still have a third spot game to be played . And we promise to sit as a team and work on our flaws in a bid to do more better in the days ahead. ”
” I want to appreciate Sadio Mane and mates for the brilliant victory. They were a good opponent and l wish them all the best”.
The Stallions were teased with the opportunity to open scoring twice before the break, with Herve Koffi’s aerial clash with Cheikhou Kouyate and Edmond Tapsoba’s elbow block on Idrissa Gueye both adjudged to be penalties on the field.
But both were correctly overtuned by central referee Bamlak Tessama Weysea of Ethiopian descendant, after he had been called to view them on the monitor by the video officials.
Burkina Faso will take part in the third -place play-off, which has been brought forward to Saturday, 5th 2022.
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