AFCON 2017 schedule confirmation date announced from 14th January to 5th February, 2017. It gonna be the 31st edition of the prestigious event. The event will be hosted by Gabon on their four different city. There are 16 team going to be taken part in the competition, where Gabon get the chance as hosting nation. African Cup of nation is a leading football competition which is played among the African football association.
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Schedule confirmation Date:
Kick off: 14th January, 2017
Finished: 5th February, 2017
Ten teams including hosting country confirm their place on the AFCON emulation and rest six other yet not confirm their place on the event. The full list will available after 31st December, 2016. Here we presenting the Ten qualifiers name in below.
- Gabon (Host)
Venue details: There are total four city will be hosted the entire tournament first to last.
|Stade Omar Bongo||45,000||Libreville, Gabon|
|Stade d’Angondje||40,000||Akanda, Gabon|
|Stade de Franceville||35,000||Franceville, Gabon|
|Stade de Port-Gentil||20,000||Port Gentil, Gabon|
Format of the competition:
The 16 team will be parted into four different group by name of A,B,C and D. Each group consisted four team and have to play three each against other. After finishing group round the top two teams will be sent to knock-out stage, where they will play four quarter final round. The four winner will qualify for the Semi final and the semifinal winner will face final on 5th February.
|beIN Sports English||United State|
|Caracol TV, RCN Television||Colombia|
|beIN Sports||Arab world, Australia|
|Fox International Channels||Asia|
|SKY Sports||New Zealand|
|super Sport||Sub-Saharan Africa|
This is the long panel of AFCON media coverage 2017. The will be broadcasted in those reputed nation. Don’t be upset, if your country out of this panel. Those channel will be cover the tournament world wide. The AFCON matches will also find in online.
Let’s have a look last Ten years history of the competition:
|Ivory Coast||Ghana||2015||Equatorial Guinea|
|Nigeria||Burkina Faso||2013||South Africa|
|Zambia||Ivory Coast||2012||Equatorial Guinea and Gabon|
|Cameroon||Nigeria||2000||Ghana and Nigeria|
|Egypt||South Africa||1998||Burkina Faso|
Ivory Coast became the defending champion of the tournament. It was the second title of the team and this time they seemed full confidence to grab the title. The one more nation Egypt being the most successful team of the competition, who won the title for seven times. Egypt always been a tough competitor of the emulation. They already qualified for the upcoming season and desparate to snatch the title of the year. So guys keep eyeing in our site to get more update.