Burundi beats Seychelles 2-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Bujumbura, Oct 14 (IANS) Burundi’s Intamba mu Rugamba on Tuesday beat Seychelles’s Pirates 2-0 in a return leg game here at Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium, in qualifiers for 2018 of the World Cup due in Russia.

Both goals were scored in the second half at the 71st and 81st minute respectively in the game that was clearly dominated by the Burundian team.

The second half kicked off after 40 minutes of delay of heavy rain that inundated the stadium lawn due to poor drainage system at the Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium, Xinhua reported.

Burundi won the first leg game 1-0 in Victoria, capital of Seychelles on October 7.

Burundi will play next the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) on November 8, in the first leg game.

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