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    Thread for discussion relating to the 2017 African Cup of Nations! Who do you think will win?
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Who do you think will win?
    Algeria or Senegal, since they have the best squads. Although I wouldn't rule out a surprise winner such as Egypt with Salah leading the line.
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    (Original post by teenhorrorstory)
    Thread for discussion relating to the 2017 African Cup of Nations! Who do you think will win?
    Germany looking strong this year
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    Can't believe Nigeria didn't qualify. Them and Cameroon were the big boys in Africa now both seem to be ****
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    I think most interest will be when teams will be knocked out (so players return) and if anyone gets injured..
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    Allez les elephants!!! Côte d'Ivoire all the way
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    The standard of football is disastrous and unorganised. Not to p*ss on your parade, but for most people I really wouldn't advise watching.

    Is Auba the only world class player there?
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    (Original post by Diego Costa)
    The standard of football is disastrous and unorganised. Not to p*ss on your parade, but for most people I really wouldn't advise watching.

    Is Auba the only world class player there?
    Is it even televised in this country? It's had almost no media coverage besides which PL players are going. I'll probably watch the final but that's about it.

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    (Original post by sr90)
    Is it even televised in this country? It's had almost no media coverage besides which PL players are going. I'll probably watch the final but that's about it.
    The coverage from Gabon is on Eurosport for some weird reason.

    The previous six finals have ended; 0-0, 1-0, 0-0, 1-0, 1-0, 0-0 Surely the final will only match expectations at worst
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    (Original post by sr90)
    Can't believe Nigeria didn't qualify. Them and Cameroon were the big boys in Africa now both seem to be ****
    Nigeria actually have a good young team though.

    (Original post by Diego Costa)
    The standard of football is disastrous and unorganised. Not to p*ss on your parade, but for most people I really wouldn't advise watching.

    Is Auba the only world class player there?
    I think Auba is the best player by far but that's because he's top 20 players in the world, possibly top 10. Most of the top african players play for european clubs anyway like Zidane/Pogba/Balotelli e.g. so it makes sense why the quality is lower.
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    (Original post by bammy jastard 27)
    Nigeria actually have a good young team though.
    haha

    I think Auba is the best player by far but that's because he's top 20 players in the world, possibly top 10. Most of the top african players play for european clubs anyway like Zidane/Pogba/Balotelli e.g. so it makes sense why the quality is lower.
    It makes sense I guess, it still isn't encouraging me to watch it though.
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    Nigeria isn't there so won't be interesting
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    (Original post by bammy jastard 27)
    Nigeria actually have a good young team though..
    That's what I thought. Moses, Iheanacho, Iwobi, Ndidi, Musa even Mikel would probably still be good... can't be that bad surely? but then if they were good why haven't they qualified when teams like Burkina Faso have. They were awful at the last Confederations & World Cup, I won't pretend i've watched them since then.
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    (Original post by thatapanydude)
    Algeria or Senegal, since they have the best squads. Although I wouldn't rule out a surprise winner such as Egypt with Salah leading the line.
    Algeria indeed. I believe Morocco has the capability of winning
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    (Original post by StrawbAri)
    Nigeria isn't there so won't be interesting
    Nigeria has gone down
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    (Original post by childofthesun)
    Allez les elephants!!! Côte d'Ivoire all the way
    No Algeria
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    (Original post by Diego Costa)
    The standard of football is disastrous and unorganised. Not to p*ss on your parade, but for most people I really wouldn't advise watching.

    Is Auba the only world class player there?
    No many more
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    (Original post by England113)
    No Algeria
    Remember what happened in the last quarter-finals??
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    (Original post by childofthesun)
    Remember what happened in the last quarter-finals??
    Are you African?
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    (Original post by England113)
    Are you African?
    I was raised in Ivory Coast although I'm Lebanese
 
 
 
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