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Sierra Leone Achieves 2-2 Draw in World Cup Qualifiers


Sierra Leone secured a crucial point in their World Cup qualification campaign with a thrilling 2-2 draw against Burkina Faso in Bamako, Mali.


Burkina Faso took the lead just prior to halftime with Lassina Traore's strike in the 42nd minute.



Dango Ouattara doubled their advantage with a penalty just before the interval.


However, Sierra Leone demonstrated resilience and determination. Augustus Kargbo reduced the deficit in the 58th minute, rekindling their hopes.


Coach Amidu Karim subsequently introduced Amadu Bakayoko as a substitute, which proved to be a strategic masterstroke.



The substitute made an immediate impact, scoring a stunning equalizer in the 88th minute, thereby securing a dramatic draw for Sierra Leone.


Despite the draw, Sierra Leone remains in fourth position in Group A with five points after three matches.


This resilient performance keeps their World Cup qualification aspirations alive as they prepare for the next round of qualifiers scheduled for next year.





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