It’s that time of year where Africa’s nations come together to play for one of the most prestigious soccer titles. That of AFCON Champion.

AFCON Betting

Here is all you need to know about AFCON 2017.

The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) kicks off on Saturday 14th January in Gabon and the final will then take place on the 5th February. It will be a riveting few weeks of soccer greatness. Here is all you need to know:

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AFCON Groups

There are 4 groups made up of 4 countries who all play eachother over 6 matches. The winner of each group will progress to the quarter-final on the 28th and 29th January 2017.

Gabon, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau

14-Jan Gabon vs Guinea-Bissau Burkina Faso vs Cameroon
18-Jan Gabon vs Burkina Faso Cameroon vs Guniea-Bissau
22-Jan Cameroon vs Gabon  Gunieau-Bissau vs Burkina Faso

Betting odds to win the Group A stage are:

Cameroon 1/1
Burkina Faso 4/1

Place your bets on Group A winner.

Group B:

Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, Zimbabwe

15-Jan Algeria vs Zimbabwe Tunisia vs Senegal
19-Jan Algeria vs Tunisia Senegal vs Zimbabwe
23-Jan Senegal vs Algeria Zimbabwe vs Tunisia

Betting odds for champion of Group B are:

Senegal 3/1
Algeria 28/10
Tunisia 12/1
Zimbabwe 14/1

Place your bets on Group B Winner.

Group C:

Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Morocco, Togo

16-Jan Ivory Coast vs Togo DR Congo vs Morocco
20-Jan Ivory Coast vs DR Congo Morocco vs Togo
24-Jan Morocco vs Ivory Coast Togo vs DR Congo

Betting odds for champion of Group C are:

Ivory Coast 4/10
Morocco 31/10
DR Congo 9/2
Togo 16/1

Place your bets on Group C Winner.

Group D:

Ghana, Mali, Egypt, Uganda

17-Jan Ghana vs Uganda Mali vs Egypt
21-Jan Ghana vs Mali  Egypt vs Uganda
25-Jan Egypt vs Ghana Uganda vs Mali

Betting odds for Group D winner are:

Egypt 12/10
Ghana 12/10
Mali 32/10
Uganda 13/1

Place your bets on Group D Winner.

Please note all betting odds are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change. To view the latest betting odds click here.

AFCON Important Dates

Quarter-finals: 28th and 29th January 2017
Semi-finals: 1st and 2nd February 2017
Third place play-off: 4th February 2017
Final: 5th February 2017


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AFCON Betting Predictions

So who will win the AFCON 2017?

We make a few AFCON predictions below:

1. Ivory Coast

The reigning champions are looking strong again to take the title with arrival of Wilifried Zahra who added to their win against Sweden 2-1 in a friendly.

Current Betting odds 11/2

2. Senegal

The strong Senagalese squad made up of names such as Sadio Mane, Cheikhou Kouyate, Diafra Sakho and Papa Souare are firm favourites this year. They won all six qualifying games to finish top of the group on 18 points

Current Betting odds: 29/10

3. Algeria

All hopes are on the Leicester duo Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani to pull one out the bag for Algeria. Watch the Desert Foxes as they battle it out.

Current Betting odds: 15/2

4. Cameroon

This team has won the tournament four times and with stars such as Nicolas N’Koulou, Clinton N’Jie and Benjamin Moukandjo, experts have them at the top of their list.

Current Betting odds: 10/1

AFCON Betting Odds

Here is a full list of outright champions betting odds:

Senegal 29/10
Ivory Coast 11/2
Ghana 7/1
Algeria 15/2
Egypt 19/2
Cameroon 10/1
Gabon 12/1
DR Congo 16/1
Tunisia 18/1
Mali 22/1
Burkina Faso 25/1
Morocco 25/1
Guinea-bissau 45/1
Togo 65/1
Zimbabwe 75/1
Uganda 75/1

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