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Africa Cup of Nations: Congo defeat Gabon 1-0

  • Winning their first game at the Africa Cup of Nations in more than four decades, Congo defeated Gabon on Wednesday, January 21, to reach the top of Group A,.

    The Gabonese largely dominated the first half, but conceded a goal in the 48th minute, with Prince Oniangue scoring the winner, according to media reports.

    Gabon’s best chance to equalize was squandered by Frederic Bulot in the second half.

    Congo just need to draw their next match against Burkina Faso to move in to the quarter-finals.

     

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