Burkina Faso vs. Senegal LIVE LIVE ONLINE they face each other this Wednesday, February 2 for the semifinals of the African Cup of Nations at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium starting at 2:00 pm (Peruvian time). The meeting will be broadcast exclusively through Star Plus.
The ‘Colts’ surprised in this championship by finishing second in group A with 4 units behind the host country. They then beat Gabon in the round of 16 after a dramatic penalty shootout that ended 7-6.
They then defeated Tunisia 1-0 in the quarterfinals with Dango Ouattara scoring. However, the man with the winning goal was sent off almost at the end of the match, so he will miss the semi-final game.
Although Burkina Faso is not a favourite, they will seek to surprise in this tournament and enter the final. For that reason, he will appeal for Gustavo Sangaré, who has become a leader in midfield.
Burkina Faso vs. Senegal: schedules
- Peru: 2:00 p.m.
- Mexico: 1:00 p.m.
- Colombia: 2:00 p.m.
- Ecuador: 2:00 p.m.
- Argentina: 4:00 p.m.
- Uruguay: 4:00 p.m.
- Chile: 4:00 p.m.
Burkina Faso vs. Senegal: channels
- Peru: Star Plus
- Colombia: Star Plus
- Ecuador: Star Plus
- Argentina: StarPlus
- Uruguay: Star Plus
- Chile: Star Plus
For its part, Senegal—one of the favorites of the tournament—finished in first place in group B with 5 units and then beat Cape Verde 2-0 in the round of 16. In the quarterfinals, they defeated Equatorial Guinea 3-1 with goals from Diédhiou, Kouyaté and Sarr.
The ‘Lions of Teranga’ are seeking their first African Cup of Nations championship, having previously finished second at Mali 2002 and Egypt 2019.
In this semifinal, Senegal will appeal for their experienced players like Sadio Mané (Liverpool), Idrissa Gueye (PSG), Nampalys Mendy (Leicester), Boulaye Dia (Villarreal) or Edouard Mendy (Chelsea).
It is important to mention that the winner of this bracket will meet in the final after winning the series between Cameroon vs. Egypt that will play this Thursday, February 3.