COTONOU, Jan. 14, 2017 (AMP) — Gabon 2017 : Gabon tied 1-1 with Guinea-Bissau (halftime: 0-0), in a AFCON group stage game on Saturday afternoon at the Stade de l'Amitié in Cotonou.
No goals in the first half and one each in the second, Aubameyang ('52) for Gabon, Juary ('90) for Guinea-Bissau.
The result left both teams on top of Group A with one point. In their next game, Guinea-Bissau will meet Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitié on January 18, while Gabon will face Burkina Faso.
Fixtures and Results : Group A
Gabon at the AFCON
- 7 appearances (first in 1994)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)
Guinea-Bissau at the AFCON
- First appearance
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
- 14 January 2017
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