Hosts Gabon Hope to Go the Distance at Afcon 2017

Gabon's passionate fans will expect at least a quarterfinal place at this year's Africa Cup of Nations, which the country is hosting, but their opponents in the opening match, Guinea-Bissau are no pushover. By Nick Said for AllAfrica.


Didier Ndong of Gabon usually plays for Sunderland in Britain.

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