AFCON 2015 kicks off!

2015-01-17 18:19
AFCON 2015
AFCON 2015

Bata - The 30th Africa Cup of Nations began in Equatorial Guinea on Saturday with the hosts facing Congo Brazzaville in the opening game.

A sell-out crowd of 35 000 turned out for the Group A game, which will be followed at 21:00 GMT by Burkina Faso against Gabon at the same venue.

The competition, which was moved to Equatorial Guinea at the last minute after Morocco's refusal to act as hosts over fears of Ebola, runs until Sunday, February 8.

Bafana Bafana start their campaign against Algeria at the Estadio de Mongomo on Monday (kick-off 21:00 SA time).

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