12 Records And Facts From The 2017 Africa Cup Of Nations

By Peter Pedroncelli AFKI Original Published: February 6, 2017, 9:57 am
Top 10 Ranked African National TeamsEgyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary celebrates. Photo: FIFA.com

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has come to an end, with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon securing ultimate victory in the final over Egypt with a 2-1 win that few saw coming.

The competition in Gabon was entertaining, providing fans of the beautiful game with action-packed matches to enjoy over the course of three weeks.

A number of records were broken, while some interesting statistics came to light during the premier African national team competition.

Here we present 12 records and facts that emerged from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Sources: CAFOnline, KweseSports, SuperSport.

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