11/08/2022

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2021 AFCON 1st Round Results

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The 2021 AFCON tournament, originally scheduled to be played in June and July 2021, is being held in Cameroon between January 9 and February 6, 2022, with Sky Sports showing all 52 games live.

Twenty-four teams are taking part. The action kicked off with hosts Cameroon beating Burkina Faso in Yaounde, and will culminate in the final on February 6 at the same Olembe Stadium venue.

2021 AFCON 1st Round Results

Cameroon 🇨🇲 2-1 Burkina Faso 🇧🇫

Cape Verde 🇨🇻 1-0 Ethiopia 🇪🇹

Senegal 🇸🇳 1-0 Zimbabwe 🇿🇼

Guinea 🇬🇳 1-0 Malawi 🇲🇼

Morocco 🇲🇦 1-0 Ghana 🇬🇭

Gabon 🇬🇦 1-0 Comoros 🇰🇲

Algeria 🇩🇿 0-0 Sierra Leone 🇸🇱

Nigeria 🇳🇬 1-0 Egypt 🇪🇬

Sudan 🇸🇩 1-0 Guinea-Bissau 🇬🇼

Mali 🇲🇱 1-0 Tunisia 🇹🇳

Gambia 🇬🇲 1-0 Mauritania 🇲🇷

Ivory Coast 🇨🇮 1-0 Equatorial Guinea 🇬🇶

Which result surprised you the most everyone? 👀

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THURSDAY AT AFCON

Having beaten Burkina Faso 2-1 in Sunday’s opener, Cameroon face Ethiopia, who were beaten 1-0 by Cape Verde in their first outing.

Cameroon will start the game as strong favourites against a side whose entire squad – bar Mohamed Messaoud and the injured Bekele – play in the domestic Ethiopian league.

After that opening-day win, The Indomitable Lions are top of Group A and can confirm their place in the last 16 with a second victory.

Cape Verde are also looking to secure a spot in the knockouts with victory over Burkina Faso.

Julio Tavares grabbed the all-important winning goal to cap an impressive display as Cape Verde made it four wins from their last five matches.

AFCON 2021 groups

Group A: Cameroon (hosts), Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Islands, Ethiopia

Group B: Guinea, Malawi, Senegal, Zimbabwe

Group C: Comoros Islands, Gabon, Ghana, Morocco

Group D: Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Sudan

Group E: Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Group F: Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Tunisia

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