AFCON 1998 : DR Congo beats Burkina Faso in shoot out to claim AFCON third place

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OUAGADOUGOU, Feb. 27, 1998 (AMP) — Burkina Faso 1998 : DR Congo secured the consolation of third place at the 1998 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Burkina Faso 4-1 on penalties (after a 4-4 draw) on Friday afternoon.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

DR Congo at the AFCON

  • 2 titles (1968, 1974)
  • 11 appearances (first in 1965)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1965)
  • Statistics: Champions (1968, 1974) Fourth Place (1972)

Burkina Faso at the AFCON

  • 2 appearance (1996)
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1990)
DR Congo
4:4
Burkina Faso
4:1 (penalties), 4:4 (a.e.t.), 4:4 (0:1)
  • 27 February 1998
  • 16:00
  • Ouagadougou

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

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