Pop Cameroon came from 3-0 down to level at 3-3 against Burkina Faso before going on to win 5-3 on penalty shootout to finish third at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Indomitable Lions have now claimed a first AFCON bronze for the first time since 1972 when they hosted the tournament.
The Burkinabe went into the break 2-0 up through SteeveYago’s opener on 24 minutes and Andre Onana’s own goal in first half added time.
With just four minutes into the second half Burkina Faso went 3-0 ahead thanks to a Djibril Ouattara’s header.
But roared on by the home supporters, Cameroon hit back with Stephane Bahoken pulling a goal back on 71 minutes.
Vincent Aboubakar, who came on before the start of the second half, nodded in a corner to make it 3-2 on 85 minutes.
And just two minutes later Aboubakar netted his eight goal of the tournament as he pounced on a loose ball after Burkina Faso keeper dropped a cross.
The game went into penalties with Cameroon scoring all their five kicks while Ibrahim Toure missed for Burkina Faso.
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