DTotD: Burkina Faso player punches opponent in the face

During an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Botswana, Burkina Faso defender Steeve Yago decided to utilize a highly effective method of defense: punching his opponent in the face. This approach succeeded in getting the Botswana player off the ball. It also got Yago a red card and a knockout, since his victim was carried off on a stretcher.

Burkina Faso won the match 2-1 as two other red cards were shown on the day.

This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events. 

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