AFCON 2019 Qualifiers : Gabon beats South Sudan 3-0

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GABON, Oct. 12, 2018 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 (Qualifiers) : Gabon defeated South Sudan by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday afternoon at the Stade d'Angondjé in Gabon.

Gabon dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by French midfielder Denis Bouanga in the 27th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Gaboneses further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Appindangoyé '58 and James '87/own).

The result put the Gabonese third in Group C with 4 points. South Sudan is bottom with no points. In their next game, Gabon will meet South Sudan at the Stade d'Angondjé on October 16, while South Sudan will face Gabon.

Fixtures and Results : Group C

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Overview

Gabon at the AFCON

  • 7 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)

South Sudan at the AFCON

  • Never qualified
  • 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 2015)
2019 AFCON Poster
Gabon
3:0
South Sudan
3:0 (1:0)
  • 12 October 2018
  • 16:00
  • Gabon

Group C

TeamPts
Mali6
Burundi4
Gabon4
South Sudan0

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