Dates, kick-off times and host cities - here's the full schedule for AFCON 2021.The tournament, initially set up to be played in June and July 2021, is being held in Cameroon in between January 9 and February 6, 2022, with Sky Sports revealing all 52 games live.Twenty-four teams are taking part. The action kicked off with hosts Cameroon beating Burkina Faso in Yaounde, and will culminate in the final on February 6 at the exact same Olembe Stadium venue.
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AFCON 2021 tables|fixtures|Outcomes
Wednesday at AFCON
Wednesday sees the first of this year's two semi-finals. Burkina Faso beat Tunisia in the quarter-finals 1-0 to set up the game against Senegal.They have actually reached the final of AFCON only when prior to in 2013 however were defeated by Nigeria.When inquired about Burkina Faso's approach for the game, head coach Kamou Malo stated: "First of all, it is to be ourselves. We are not going to change our identity because we are going to deal with Senegal." We already knew that Senegal is a huge armada. In any case, it is one of the best countries in Africa. When you face such a team, the main point is to be yourself. We will not pertain to this competitors with a mask, with an image that is not ours. No. We will keep our identity in the game."
AFCON group tables
AFCON 2021 groups
Group A: Cameroon (hosts), Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Islands, Ethiopia
Group B: Guinea, Malawi, Senegal, Zimbabwe
Group C: Comoros Islands, Gabon, Ghana, Morocco
Group D: Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Sudan
Group E: Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone
Group F: Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Tunisia
AFCON 2021 tables|Fixtures|Results
AFCON 2021 group-stage results
Sunday January 9
Group A: Cameroon 2-1 Burkina Faso
Group A: Ethiopia 0-1 Cape Verde
Monday January 10
Group B: Senegal 1-0 Zimbabwe
Group B: Guinea 1-0 Malawi
Group C: Morocco 1-0 Ghana
Group C: Comoros 0-1 Gabon
Tuesday January 11
Group E: Algeria 0-0 Sierra Leone
Group D: Nigeria 1-0 Egypt
Group D: Sudan 0-0 Guinea-Bissau
Wednesday January 12
Group F: Tunisia 0-1 Mali
Group F: Mauritania 0-1 Gambia
Group E: Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Ivory Coast
Thursday January 13
Group A: Cameroon 4-1 Ethiopia
Group A: Cape Verde 0-1 Burkina Faso
Friday January 14
Group B: Senegal 0-0 Guinea
Group B: Malawi 2-1 Zimbabwe
Group C: Morocco 2-0 Comoros
Group C: Gabon 1-1 Ghana
Saturday January 15
Group D: Nigeria 3-1 Sudan
Group D: Guinea-Bissau 0-1 Egypt
Sunday January 16
Group F: Gambia 1-1 Mali
Group E: Ivory Coast 2-2 Sierra Leone
Group F: Tunisia 4-0 Mauritania
Group E: Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea
Monday January 17
Group A: Burkina Faso 1-1 Ethiopia
Group A: Cape Verde 1-1 Cameroon
Tuesday January 18
Group B: Malawi 0-0 Senegal
Group B: Zimbabwe 2-1 Guinea
Group C: Gabon 2-2 Morocco
Group C: Ghana 2-3 Comoros
Wednesday January 19
Group D: Egypt 1-0 Sudan
Group D: Guinea-Bissau 0-2 Nigeria
Thursday January 20
Group E: Ivory Coast 3-1 Algeria
Group E: Sierra Leone 0-1 Equatorial Guinea
Group F: Gambia 1-0 Tunisia
Group F: Mali 2-0 Mauritania
AFCON 2021 round-of-16 outcomes
Sunday January 23
Game 1: Burkina Faso 1-1 Gabon (Burkina win 7-6 on charges).
Game 2: Nigeria 0-1 Tunisia.
Monday January 24.
Game 3: Guinea 0-1 Gambia.
Game 4: Cameroon 2-1 Comoros.
Tuesday January 25.
Game 5: Senegal 2-0 Cape Verde.
Game 6: Morocco 2-1 Malawi.
Wednesday January 26.
Game 7: Ivory Coast 0-0 Egypt (Egypt win 5-4 on charges).
Game 8: Mali 0-0 Equatorial Guinea (Equatorial Guinea win 6-5 on penalties).
AFCON 2021 quarter-final fixtures and results.
Saturday January 29.
Quarter-final 1: Gambia 0-2 Cameroon.
Quarter-final 2: Burkina Faso 1-0 Tunisia.
Sunday January 30.
Quarter-final 3: Egypt 2-1 Morocco (Aet).
Quarter-final 4: Senegal 3-1 Equatorial Guinea.
AFCON 2021 semi-final fixtures.
Wednesday February 2.
Semi-final 1: Burkina Faso vs Senegal, 7pm (Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde) - Live on Sky Sports.
Thursday February 3.
Semi-final 2: Cameroon vs Egypt, 7pm (Olembe Stadium, Yaounde) - Live on Sky Sports.