AFCON Roundup: Group A teams share spoils
Gabon vs Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau scored late to hold hosts Gabon to a 1-1 draw in the opening game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave his side the lead from Denis Bouanga’s cross after 52 minutes. However, tournament debutant Guinea-Bissau managed to score late as defender Juary Soares headed the ball past Didier Ovono in the 90th minute to snatch a 1-1 draw in the AFCON opener.
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Burkina Faso vs Cameroon
Burkina Faso claimed a 1-1 draw against Cameroon in their first group stage game. Benjamin Moukandjo opened the scoring for Cameroon from a free-kick in the 35th minute. The Burkinabe made it 1-1 after Issoufou Dayo headed home to score an equaliser 15 minutes from time. Gabon will face Burkina Faso in their second game on Jan. 18, while Guinea-Bissau will play against Cameroon.
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