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AFCON 2017 quarterfinals: Burkina Faso and Cameroon progress

Updated 2226 GMT (0626 HKT) January 28, 2017
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Aristide Bance celebrates scoring Burkina Faso's opener against Tunisia in Libreville. AFP/Getty Images
Bance thumps home a 81st-minute free kick -- a goal that set the Stallions on their way to the semis. AFP/Getty Images
Bance offers up a prayer of thanks after putting his side ahead. AFP/Getty Images
Prejuce Nakoulma strips off in celebration after scoring Burkina Faso's second goal. AFP/Getty Images
Tunisia's Ferjani Sassi (L) and Cyrille Bayala of Burkina Faso tussle in the air in what was a tense quarterfinal. AFP/Getty Images
Burkina Faso supporters celebrate after sealing victory against Tunisia in the quarterfinal. AFP/Getty Images
Cameroon's players celebrate after winning the penalty shootout against Senegal in Franceville. AFP/Getty Images
Cameroon defender Ambroise Oyongo challenges Senegal's Sadio Mane -- the Liverpool winger who would later miss a crucial penalty. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Senegal supporters cheer on their team -- many pundits tipped the 2002 runners up to win the tournament this year. AFP/Getty Images
After winning the penalty shootout, Cameroon's supporters had plenty to shout about. AFP/Getty Images