It’s that time of year where Africa’s nations come together to play for one of the most prestigious soccer titles. That of AFCON Champion.
Here is all you need to know about AFCON 2017.
The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) kicks off on Saturday 14th January in Gabon and the final will then take place on the 5th February. It will be a riveting few weeks of soccer greatness. Here is all you need to know:
There are 4 groups made up of 4 countries who all play eachother over 6 matches. The winner of each group will progress to the quarter-final on the 28th and 29th January 2017.
Gabon, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau
|14-Jan||Gabon vs Guinea-Bissau||Burkina Faso vs Cameroon|
|18-Jan||Gabon vs Burkina Faso||Cameroon vs Guniea-Bissau|
|22-Jan||Cameroon vs Gabon||Gunieau-Bissau vs Burkina Faso|
Betting odds to win the Group A stage are:
Burkina Faso 4/1
Place your bets on Group A winner.
Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, Zimbabwe
|15-Jan||Algeria vs Zimbabwe||Tunisia vs Senegal|
|19-Jan||Algeria vs Tunisia||Senegal vs Zimbabwe|
|23-Jan||Senegal vs Algeria||Zimbabwe vs Tunisia|
Betting odds for champion of Group B are:
Place your bets on Group B Winner.
Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Morocco, Togo
|16-Jan||Ivory Coast vs Togo||DR Congo vs Morocco|
|20-Jan||Ivory Coast vs DR Congo||Morocco vs Togo|
|24-Jan||Morocco vs Ivory Coast||Togo vs DR Congo|
Betting odds for champion of Group C are:
Ivory Coast 4/10
DR Congo 9/2
Place your bets on Group C Winner.
Ghana, Mali, Egypt, Uganda
|17-Jan||Ghana vs Uganda||Mali vs Egypt|
|21-Jan||Ghana vs Mali||Egypt vs Uganda|
|25-Jan||Egypt vs Ghana||Uganda vs Mali|
Betting odds for Group D winner are:
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Please note all betting odds are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change. To view the latest betting odds click here.
Quarter-finals: 28th and 29th January 2017
Semi-finals: 1st and 2nd February 2017
Third place play-off: 4th February 2017
Final: 5th February 2017
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So who will win the AFCON 2017?
We make a few AFCON predictions below:
1. Ivory Coast
The reigning champions are looking strong again to take the title with arrival of Wilifried Zahra who added to their win against Sweden 2-1 in a friendly.
Current Betting odds 11/2
The strong Senagalese squad made up of names such as Sadio Mane, Cheikhou Kouyate, Diafra Sakho and Papa Souare are firm favourites this year. They won all six qualifying games to finish top of the group on 18 points
Current Betting odds: 29/10
All hopes are on the Leicester duo Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani to pull one out the bag for Algeria. Watch the Desert Foxes as they battle it out.
Current Betting odds: 15/2
This team has won the tournament four times and with stars such as Nicolas N’Koulou, Clinton N’Jie and Benjamin Moukandjo, experts have them at the top of their list.
Current Betting odds: 10/1
Here is a full list of outright champions betting odds:
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