BREAKING: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau crash of AFCON 2017

BREAKING: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau crash of AFCON 2017

Group A sides Gabon and Guinea-Bissau have both crashed out of the ongoing AFCON 2017 at the group stage.

Former African footballer of the year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored two goals in three games for Gabon which he captains but that was not enough to secure a quarter-final place.

Gabon's goalless draw with Cameroon in their third was not enough to secure a place in the next round.

BREAKING: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau crash of AFCON 2017

Aubameyang after Gabon's goalless draw with Cameroon

Burkina Faso meanwhile progress to AFCON 2017 quarter-finals as group A winners after beating Guinea-Bissau.

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A defensive mix up gifted Burkina Faso the lead, as defender Rudinilson Silva headed past onrushing goalkeeper Jonas Mendes and into his own net.

On-loan Ajax forward Bertrand Traore doubled the advantage with a composed left-footed finish after the break.

BREAKING: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau crash of AFCON 2017

Bertrand Traore, on loan at Ajax from Chelsea, scores for Burkina Faso against Guinea-Bissau

Cameroon finished in second place behind Burkina Faso.

BREAKING: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau crash of AFCON 2017

AFCON 2017 final group A standings

Source: Sports.naij.com

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