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2021 AFCON 1st Round Results

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 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ 2-1 Burkina Faso ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ

Cape Verde ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป 1-0 Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น

Senegal ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ 1-0 Zimbabwe ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ

Guinea ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ 1-0 Malawi ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ

Morocco ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 1-0 Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ

Gabon ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 1-0 Comoros ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ

Algeria ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ 0-0 Sierra Leone ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ 1-0 Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ

Sudan ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ 1-0 Guinea-Bissau ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ

Mali ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ 1-0 Tunisia ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ

Gambia ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ 1-0 Mauritania ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท

Ivory Coast ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ 1-0 Equatorial Guinea ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ

Which result surprised you the most everyone? ๐Ÿ‘€

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THURSDAY AT AFCON

Having beaten Burkina Faso 2-1 in Sunday’s opener,ย Cameroonย faceย 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 Verdeย are also looking to secure a spot in the knockouts with victory overย 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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