2017 Africa Cup of Nations Fixtures & Schedule

The biggest football tournament of Africa, 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is all set to start with group stage matches and it to be hosted by Gabon. The 31st edition of the tournament is scheduled to start from 14th January 2017. It is international men’s football championship of Africa which is organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and therefore, the tournament is also known as Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017, AFCON 2017 or CAN 2017. CAF has recently released the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures and schedule.

It is an important tournament for the African teams as the 2017 winner will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. Holders Ivory Coast will face former manager Herve Renard’s team Morocco on 24th January. The defending champions will also take on DR Congo and Togo in Group C. Let’s see the complete 2017 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures with dates, time and matches. Also Read: How to Watch AFCON 2017 Live Stream.

2017 Africa Cup of Nations Fixtures

2017 Africa Cup of Nations Fixtures

Group Stages

Jan 14, 4pm – Gabon v Guinea Bissau

Jan 14, 7pm – Burkina Faso v Cameroon

Jan 15, 4pm – Algeria v Zimbabwe

Jan 15, 7pm – Tunisia v Senegal

Jan 16, 4pm – Ivory Coast v Togo

Jan 16, 7pm – D.R. Congo v Morocco

Jan 17, 4pm – Ghana v Uganda

Jan 17, 7pm – Mali v Egypt

Jan 18, 4pm – Gabon v Burkina Faso

Jan 18, 7pm – Cameroon v Guinea Bissau

Jan 19, 4pm – Algeria v Tunisia

Jan 19, 7pm – Senegal v Zimbabwe

Jan 20, 4pm – Ivory Coast v D.R. Congo

Jan 20, 7pm – Morocco v Togo

Jan 21, 4pm – Ghana v Mali

Jan 21, 7pm – Egypt v Uganda

Jan 22, 7pm – Cameroon v Gabon

Jan 22, 7pm – Guinea Bissau v Burkina Faso

Jan 23, 7pm – Senegal v Algeria

Jan 23, 7pm – Zimbabwe v Tunisia

Jan 24, 7pm – Morocco v Ivory Coast

Jan 24, 7pm – Togo v D.R. Congo

Jan 25, 7pm – Egypt v Ghana

Jan 25, 7pm – Uganda v Mali


Jan 28, 5pm – Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B (Match 25)

Jan 28, 8pm – Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A (Match 26)

Jan 29, 5pm – Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D (Match 27)

Jan 29, 8pm – Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C (Match 28)


Feb 1, 8pm – Winner Match 25 v Winner Match 28

Feb 2, 8pm – Winner Match 26 v Winner Match 27

Third place play-off

Feb 4, 8pm – Loser Match 29 v Loser Match 30


Feb 5, 8pm – Winner Match 29 v Winner Match 30

The group stage round of Africa Cup of Nations 2017 will end on 25th January and top two teams from each group will advance to quarter-finals round. The winner of the quarter-finals round will qualify to the semi-final which is scheduled to take place from 1st February 2017. the final match of the tournament will be played on 5th February 2016 at the Stade de l’Amitié, Libreville.