Ghana set new AFCON record after defeat to Burkina Faso

The Black Stars became the first nation to lose in four AFCON third-place games

Ghana were tied with Mali with three defeats each in the third-place play off, but Saturday’s lose has enabled Ghana to surpass their West African counterparts to set an infamous record.

Ghana have played in a total of five third place play-off and they have won just one and lost four of them

1996 Ghana 0-1 Zambia

2008 Ghana 4-2 Ivory Coast

2012 Ghana 0-2 Mali

2013 Ghana 1-3 Mali

2017 Ghana 0-1 Burkina Faso

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