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2017 Africa Cup of Nations

football championship of Africa

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (also called AFCON 2017 and CAN 2017) was the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. The tournament hosted by Gabon.[1] It was held from 14 January to 5 February 2017.

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 2017 (French)
Cameroon celebrating winning 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.jpg
Cameroon won the tournament.
Tournament details
Host countryGabon
Dates14 January – 5 February
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Cameroon (5th title)
Runners-up Egypt
Third place Burkina Faso
Fourth place Ghana
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored66 (2.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)Democratic Republic of the Congo Junior Kabananga (3)
Best playerCameroon Christian Bassogog
2015
2019

The winner of this tournament qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup tournament in Russia.

TeamsEdit

 
     To be determined     Qualified      Failed to qualify      Withdrew, disqualified or did not enter      Not part of CAF

The draw for the qualification stage took place on 8 April 2015.[2] The following teams have qualified for the final tournament.

Group stageEdit

The draw took place on the 19th of October 2016 in Libreville.[3]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Burkina Faso 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
2   Cameroon 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
3   Gabon 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4   Guinea-Bissau 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 1
14 January 2017
Gabon   1–1   Guinea-Bissau
Burkina Faso   1–1   Cameroon
18 January 2017
Gabon   1–1   Burkina Faso
Cameroon   2–1   Guinea-Bissau
22 January 2017
Cameroon   0–0   Gabon
Guinea-Bissau   0–2   Burkina Faso

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Senegal 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
2   Tunisia 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
3   Algeria 3 0 2 1 5 6 –1 2
4   Zimbabwe 3 0 1 2 4 8 –4 1
15 January 2017
Algeria   2–2   Zimbabwe
Tunisia   0–2   Senegal
19 January 2017
Algeria   1–2   Tunisia
Senegal   2–0   Zimbabwe
23 January 2017
Senegal   2–2   Algeria
Zimbabwe   2–4   Tunisia

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Congo DR 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 7
2   Morocco 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
3   Ivory Coast 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
4   Togo 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
16 January 2017
Ivory Coast   0–0   Togo
Congo DR   1–0   Morocco
20 January 2017
Ivory Coast   2–2   Congo DR
Morocco   3–1   Togo
24 January 2017
Morocco   1–0   Ivory Coast
Togo   1–3   Congo DR

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Egypt 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
2   Ghana 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 6
3   Mali 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
4   Uganda 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
17 January 2017
Ghana   1–0   Uganda
Mali   0–0   Egypt
21 January 2017
Ghana   1–0   Mali
Egypt   1–0   Uganda
25 January 2017
Egypt   1–0   Ghana
Uganda   1–1   Mali

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
   Burkina Faso  2
   Tunisia  0  
   Burkina Faso  1 (3)
     Egypt (pen)  1 (4)  
   Egypt  1
   Morocco  0  
   Egypt  1
     Cameroon  2
   Senegal  0 (4)
   Cameroon (pen)  0 (5)  
   Cameroon  2 Third place play-off
     Ghana  0  
   Congo DR  1    Burkina Faso  1
   Ghana  2      Ghana  0
 2017 Africa Cup of Nations 
 
Cameroon
5th title

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Gabon named hosts of AFCON 2017". CAF. 8 April 2015.
  2. "Format of 2017 AFCON Qualifiers and 2018 World Cup". CAFonline.com. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  3. "Accreditation for Total Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 draw".