Africa Cup of Nations: The Final 16
The Africa Cup of Nations, the third-largest continental championship in the world, has entered the knockout stage in Cameroon.
State of play: African powers Ghana and Algeria (defending champs) were shockingly eliminated in the group stage, while Gambia and Comoros — two tiny nations making their AFCON debuts — are still alive.
- Sunday: Burkina Faso vs. Gabon; Nigeria vs. Tunisia
- Monday: Guinea vs. Gambia; Cameroon vs. Comoros
- Tuesday: Senegal vs. Cape Verde; Morocco vs. Malawi
- Wednesday: Ivory Coast vs. Egypt; Mali vs Equatorial Guinea
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