South-Africa

Burundi, Gabon share spoils

2014-01-14 22:28
Daniel Cousin (AFP)

Polokwane - Gabon were left frustrated after being unable to break down a stubborn Burundi defence, in their African Nations Championship Group D match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Tuesday night.

The Panthers appeared too rushed in their attacks, with no one taking the time to get their foot on the ball and make the telling passes that were needed.

The ball was finally in the net in the final minute of regulation time, but Samson Mbingui was to have his headed goal ruled out for what was correctly deemed to be offside -- the moment just about summing up a game which never really got going.

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