Cameroon climbed on the third step of the podium of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) by winning against Burkina Faso (3-3, 5-3 on pens), Saturday at the Ahmadou-Ahidjo stadium in Yaoundé, in classification game.
Burkina Faso opened the scoring through Steeve Yago (24th), before Andre Onana widened the gap by scoring against his side in the 43rd minute.
Djibril Ouattara drove the point home by scoring the 3rd goal for the Stallions. Stephane Bahoken signed Cameroon’s return to the score (72nd), before Vincent Aboubakar equalized with a double (85th and 88th).
Both teams headed for penalties, an exercise that turned in favor of Cameroon (5-3).
The CAN final will pit Egypt and Senegal against each other on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. at the Paul Biya stadium.