With the group stage over, the Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 begins on Sunday, with Burkina Faso facing Gabon in the first match of the day.
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Match Date: Jan. 23, 2022
Match Time: 10:50 a.m. ET
TV: beIN SPORTS 5
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Burkina Faso finished second in Group A, with one win, one loss and one draw in the round. It drew Ethiopia 1-1 in the final match of the round, locking in its spot in the knockout phase. Cyrille Bayala, who plays in France for Ligue 2 side Ajaccio, scored Burkina Faso's goal in the match.
Gabon finished second in Group C play, with one win and two draws. The team played a competitive match against Morocco on the 18th, drawing the Group C champions 2-2. One of those goals for Gabon came via a Moroccan own goal, with the other coming from Jim Allevinah, who plays in Ligue 1 for Clermont Foot and scored two goals in the group phase.
These nations last played in a 2019 friendly, with Gabon winning 1-0. Burkina Faso's last win over Gabon came in 2013.
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