Burkina Faso coach, Paulo Jorge Rebelo Duarte has dedicated their Afcon 2017 quarterfinal victory over Tunisia to the travelling fans.
Two late goals from Aristide Bance and Prejuce Nakoulma saw the Stallions secure a famous 2-0 triumph over the Carthage Eagles on Saturday.
Addressing the media shortly after the match played at Stade De L’Amitie in Libreville, the Portugese national first paid tribute to his colleague, the coach of Tunisia Henri Kasperczak.
“I pay tribute to my colleague at Tunisia Henri Kasperczak. It was a very difficult match. The final result of the game was determined on the fine details. We were worried with the set piece expertise of Tunisia but we controlled them.
“I dedicate this victory to the people of Burkina Faso”, he added
With two quarter-finals played on Saturday, the other two matches at the last eight stage will be played on Sunday in Port Gentil and Oyem.
Democratic Republic of Congo takes on Ghana Black Stars at Stade D’Oyem in the opening match before Egypt will play Morocco at Stade De Port Gentil one hour later.