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Cameroon crowned African champions with comeback win

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Cameroon won a fifth CAF Africa Cup of Nations title following their 2-1 come-from-behind win over Egypt in the Gabon 2017 Final in Libreville after second-half goals from substitutes Nicolas N'Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar. 

Returning Pharaohs set sights on AFCON glory

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After failing to live up to their considerable CAF Africa Cup of Nations pedigree of late - having missed the last three tournaments - Egypt suddenly find themselves on the brink of an eighth continental title and a FIFA Confederations Cup trip.

Last call for Russia 2017

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We preview the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2017 final between Cameroon and Egypt, with the victor booking their ticket, and the final spot, at the upcoming FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

Watertight Egypt dreaming of success

Fallback Image takes a closer look at the fate of the Pharoahs, with a record-extending eighth CAF Africa Cup of Nations the goal for Hector Cuper's Egypt, if they can maintain the defensive stability that saw them through to the knockout stages of Gabon 2017.

New stars shining in Gabon

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With the group stage now over at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, runs the rule over a number of players who have already boosted their reputations

Upsets aplenty in the AFCON group stage looks back on a dramatic group phase at the Africa Cup of Nations that left the holders and hosts out and saw Burkina Faso, Congo DR, Egypt and Senegal qualify as section winners.

Egypt top group, Mali head home

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Egypt emerged victorious from their Group D duel with Ghana to leapfrog their opponents – who finished as runners-up in the section – and secure top spot, while Uganda picked up their first point of against Mali.

Tunisia join Senegal in knockout stages

Senegal claimed top spot in Group B at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after coming back twice to draw with Algeria. Tunisia finished runners-up in the group after a convincing victory over Zimbabwe. recaps the final day of action in the group.