If Cameroon are to regain their previous status as a top African Cup of Nations team, they must overcome the loss of some key players. Their first opponents, Burkina Faso are a team who can blow hot and cold, but when they are on fire, they're a match for anyone on the continent. By Nick Said for AllAfrica.
Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign
allAfrica, 12 January 2017
Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina… Read more »
Giants vs Minnows - Will AFCON Get a Surprise Victor?
The fate of perennial underachievers Senegal, the return of Egypt and the shock qualification of tiny Guinea-Bissau are just some of the major talking points as we prepare for the… Read more »
Africa Looks On As Nations Cup Kicks Off
RFI, 13 January 2017
It's 60 years since the first-ever Africa Cup of Nations (CAN). There will be more glitz and more teams taking part. But the will to win will be the same as when Egypt won that… Read more »
Afcon Launch in Divided Gabon
Deutsche Welle, 13 January 2017
The Africa Cup (AFCON) starts in Gabon on Saturday. Political instability and a economic crisis could take its toll on the tournament, but the government is hoping for an image… Read more »
Cameroon's goal-scorer Benjamin Moukandjo has been handed the captain's armband for Afcon 2017.
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