FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF

Seychelles vs Burundi, 2026 World Cup Qualifying - CAF, Group Stage

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  • 78': Lorenzo Hoareau
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  • 34': Sudi Abdallah
  • 62': Bienvenue Kanakimana
  • 69': Bienvenue Kanakimana

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Seychelles are hosting Burundi at Stade Municipal de Berkane, Berkane, Morocco, starting on . The match is a part of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 34': Goal! Seychelles 0, Burundi 1. Sudi Abdallah (Burundi) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Akbar Muderi.
  • 45': Warren Mellie (Seychelles) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Seychelles 0, Burundi 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Seychelles 0, Burundi 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Burundi. Bienvenue Kanakimana replaces Mohamed Amissi.
  • 45': Substitution, Seychelles. Brandon Labrosse replaces Ryan Henriette.
  • 45': Substitution, Seychelles. Johan Gamatice replaces Anil Dijoux.
  • 62': Goal! Seychelles 0, Burundi 2. Bienvenue Kanakimana (Burundi) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Elvis Kamsoba.
  • 67': Imra Raheriniaina (Seychelles) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 69': Goal! Seychelles 0, Burundi 3. Bienvenue Kanakimana (Burundi) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
  • 70': Substitution, Burundi. Hussein Shabani replaces Sudi Abdallah.
  • 70': Substitution, Burundi. Richard Kirongozi replaces Elvis Kamsoba.
  • 74': Substitution, Seychelles. Jerron Joubert replaces Tyrone Cadeau.
  • 74': Substitution, Seychelles. Vince Fred replaces Makan Cissoko.
  • 78': Goal! Seychelles 1, Burundi 3. Lorenzo Hoareau (Seychelles) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Brandon Labrosse.
  • 79': Substitution, Burundi. Irakoze Donasiyano replaces Saïdi Ntibazonkiza.
  • 79': Substitution, Burundi. Jamir Naudts replaces Aime Nihorimbere.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Seychelles 1, Burundi 3.
  • 0': Match ends, Seychelles 1, Burundi 3.

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF

Venue: Stade Municipal de Berkane
Location: Berkane, Morocco

WCQ - CAF Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Ivory Coast 4 +12 10
2 Gabon 4 +2 9
3 Burundi 4 +2 7
4 Kenya 4 +4 5
Full Table

Line-Ups

SEY Seychelles (3-4-3)

No. Name
18 Romeo Barra (GK)
13 Warren Mellie Yellow Card
23 Charmaine Häusl
15 Markus Payet
14 Anil Dijoux
11 Tyrone Cadeau
3 Makan Cissoko
6 Elie Sopha
17 Ryan Henriette
20 Imra Raheriniaina Yellow Card
8 Lorenzo Hoareau

BDI Burundi (4-3-3)

No. Name
13 Matteo Nkurunziza (GK)
10 Saidi Ntibazonkiza
6 Abdoul Manirakoze
14 Aime Nihorimbere
22 Keita Bukuru
18 Sudi Abdallah
21 Abedi Bigirimana
8 Mokono Eldhino
7 Elvis Kamsoba
23 Akbar Muderi
11 Mohamed Amissi

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