#AFCON2017 Burkina Faso Powers Through to Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso were certainly not expected to top their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A amid heavy competition from hosts Gabon and fancied Cameroon, but have proven they could be a tough nut to crack as they seek to repeat their heroics of four years ago.
Anti-Dictatorship Protest Continues, Gabon Crash Out
[Daily Maverick] It's crunch time at the Africa Cup of Nations as we head into the final round of group fixtures. Most groups remain relatively open as teams fight for a place in the final eight. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
Burkinabe Chase Place in Afcon Quarterfinals
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A clash in Franceville on Sunday.
Strong Second Half Clinches Match for Indomitable Lions
[allAfrica] A halftime rocket from coach Hugo Broos lifted Cameroon to a vital 2-1 victory over minnows Guinea-Bissau and top spot in their African Nations Cup Group A on Wednesday night.
The Afcon Day That Was - 18 January - Cameroon Ruin Guinea-Bissau's Fairy Tale
[Daily Maverick] Thursday holds the tasty prospect of a North African derby between Algeria and Tunisia, but Wednesday had plenty to offer in the action stakes. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks the bits from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations you might have missed.
Indomitable Lions - Potential Winners or Also-Rans?
[allAfrica] Cameroon coach Hugo Broos spoke at length prior to the start of the African Nations Cup about the fact that there are no weak sides in the competition, something he will remind his players ahead of their second Group A clash against Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday.
Women to Organize 'Peace Tent'
[Foroyaa] The Senegal-Gambia-Guinea Bissau Women's Forum in collaboration with the Gender Action Team (GAT) will organize a 'Peace Tent' tomorrow Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 at the Paradise Suites Hotel from 12pm-3pm.
The Afcon Day That Was - January 14-15 - Breathless Football and Kitasrophes
[Daily Maverick] From Tunisia's inability to score to Zimbabwe's kitastrophe with the fairy-tale debut of Guinea Bissau woven in between. If you've been snoozing on Afcon, here's what you've missed. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.
Five Lessons From Day One at Afcon
[RFI] Home fans' expectations were dashed by a draw on the opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in Libreville. And there was a tie between Cameroon and Burkina Faso, too.
Panthers in Trouble As Underdog Newbies Force a Draw
[allAfrica] Gabon paid the price for not closing out the game when they were held to a 1-1 draw by plucky minnows Guinea-Bissau in their opening match of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Libreville on Saturday.
Gabon Expects the Best From Aubameyang At CAN 2017
[RFI] When Gabon skipper Pierre Emerick Aubameyang leads his men out onto the field on Saturday at the Stade de l'AmitiĆ© in Libreville to face Guinea Bissau he will be keenly aware of the pressure.
Afcon Hosts Face 'Wild Dogs' With a Lot to Prove
[allAfrica] The weight of expectation will weigh heavy on hosts Gabon as they open their 2017 African Nations Cup Group A campaign against minnows Guinea-Bissau at the Stade de l'AmitiĆ© in Libreville on Saturday (16h00 GMT).
Giants vs Minnows - Will AFCON Get a Surprise Victor?
[allAfrica] The fate of perennial underachievers Senegal, the return of Egypt and the shock qualification of tiny Guinea-Bissau are just some of the major talking points as we prepare for the start of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals to be played in Gabon from Saturday.
Soccer - All the Afcon Squads Named So Far
[Independent (Kampala)] The Cranes team of 26 that is in Tunisia for an international friendly has been submitted as Uganda's preliminary squad to the the Nations Cup finals.