In a thrilling World Cup Qualifier match, Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars staged a remarkable comeback against Burkina Faso, securing a dramatic 2-2 draw on Monday.

The first half saw Burkina Faso dominate, scoring two quick goals in quick succession. Dango Outtara capitalized on a defensive error in the 41st minute, putting his team ahead. Just before halftime, Lassina Traore doubled their lead, sending the Stallions into the break with a seemingly comfortable advantage.

However, the Leone Stars refused to give up. The tide began to turn in the 58th minute when Augustus Kargbo found the net from a corner kick. The goal reignited Sierra Leone’s fighting spirit, and they pushed relentlessly for an equalizer. Their efforts paid off in the 87th minute when Amadou Bakayoko unleashed a powerful shot from outside the area, leaving the Burkina Faso goalkeeper with no chance.

The final minutes were a tense affair, with both teams desperate for a winner. However, the scoreline remained unchanged, resulting in a share of the spoils. This draw keeps both teams in contention for a World Cup qualification spot, setting the stage for an exciting race in the group stage.