Burkina Faso book Last 16 ticket

African Football

Cape Verde 1-1 Cameroon

Cameroon ended the group stage campaign with a 1-1 draw against Cape Verde on Monday evening.

Even with qualification secured, the hosts barely changed the line-up as top scorer Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi continued in the attack.

The decision to stick with Aboubakar paid off when the striker added his fifth goal of the tournament with a left-footed finish in the 39th minute.

Cape Verde would restore parity eight minutes after the break courtesy of a close-range finish from Garry Rodrigues.

Bubista's charges were unable to find a way back into the contest and to settle for third spot, although they could be among the four best third-place finisher with four points.

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Burkina Faso 1-1 Ethiopia

Burkina Faso will join Cameroon in the knockout stages after drawing 1-1 with Ethiopia on Monday evening.

Burkina got the breakthrough in the 24th minute, with Cyrill Barros Bayala opening his account for the campaign after being set up by Adama Guira.

Getaneh Kebede gave Ethiopia some hope after converting a penalty in the 52nd minute, but the Stallions were able to see out the rest of the half to seal a spot in the Last 16.

Ethiopia, meanwhile, finish bottom of Group A with a point from three matches.

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