African Cup Of Nations 2017 Gabon (also called AFCON 2017 and CAN 2017) is scheduled to be the 31st edition of the Africa Cup Of Nations which is the men’s football tournament of Africa organised by Confederation of African Football(CAF). The tournament is to be hosted by Gabon , from 14 Jan 2017 to 5 Feb 2017 . The winner of this tournament African Cup of Nations 2017 , will qualify automatically for the 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup which will be held in Russia. There are 16 teams who are qualified for this tournament. The three times champion Nigeria did not get qualified this time.
Draw and Venues of African Cup of Nations 2017
The draw was declared on 19 October 2016 according to which the total teams of the tornament will get divided into four groups A,B,C& D . Each group has 4 teams out of which the top team of the group and the following runner up team of the group automatically qualify for the quarter finals of the tournament
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
The two top teams of every group will qualify for the quarter final of the tournament.
There are four venues that are finalized for this tournament.
It is the capital and the largest city of Gabon situated in the west central Africa. This stadium has the capacity of 40,000 peoples.
It is the one of the four largest city of Gabon. This stadium has the efficiency to hold 20,000 fans.
Oyem is the capital of Woleu-Ntem situated in the northern Gabon. This stadium has the capacity of 20,000 peoples.
Port Gentil is the second largest city of Gabon. This city lies close to Cape Lopez the westernmost point in Gabon.
African Cup of Nations 2017 Schedule, AFCON Time Table, Match Timing & Date
|Gabon VS Guinea-Bissau||14 Jan 2017||17:00||Libreville|
|Burkina Fasu VS Cameroon||14 Jan 2017||20:00||Libreville|
|Algeria VS Zimbabve||15 Jan 2017||17:00||Franceville|
|Tuinisia VS Senegal||15 Jan 2017||20:00||Franceville|
|Ivory Coast VS Togo||16 Jan 2017||17:00||Oyem|
|DR Congo VS Morrocco||16 Jan 2017||20:00||Oyem|
|Ghana VS Uganda||17 Jan 2017||17:00||Port Gentil|
|Mali VS Egypt||17 Jan 2017||20:00||Port Gentil|
|Gabon VS Burkina Faso||18 Jan 2017||17:00||Libreville|
|Cameroon VS Guinea-Bissau||18 Jan 2017||20:00||Libreville|
|Algeria VS Tuinisia||19 Jan 2017||17:00||Franceville|
|Zimbabve VS Senegal||19 Jan 2017||20:00||Franceville|
|Ivory Coast VS DR Congo||20 Jan 2017||17:00||Oyem|
|Morrocco VS Togo||20 Jan 2017||20:00||Oyem|
|Ghana VS Mali||21 Jan 2017||17:00||Port Gentil|
|Egypt VS Uganda||21 Jan 2017||20:00||Port Gentil|
AFCON Time Table, Match Timing & Date
As the AFCON Time Table is announced you can watch it on our site and bookmark it withuout caring anything. As the tournament will run during January and February, it means key players from various European clubs will miss sections of the domestic season. So it has been interesting that who will win this tournament this year.Thanks for reading this post you can give your reviews in the comment section . You can also share this with your facebook friends and all of the football fans.