AFCON 2023 fixtures

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Image: @bafanaBafana

Ivory Coast vs Guinea-Bissau: LIVE AFCON updates

Follow all of the live action from tonight’s blockbuster AFCON opener between hosts Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau below

AFCON 2023 fixtures

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Image: @bafanaBafana

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) gets underway this evening when hosts Ivory Coast face Guinea-Bissau at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé.

The 1992 champions, Ivory Coast will be looking to get the tournament off on a positive note by picking up a full three points.

It’s the first time the two teams meet in an official match making it all the more interesting. Follow all of the live AFCON action below.

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Live AFCON updates: Ivory Coast vs Guinea-Bissau

Ivory Coast XI: Fofana, Singo, Diomande, Ndicka, Konan, Kessie, Sangare, Fofana, Boga, Krasso, Bamba

Guinea-Bissau XI: Djoco, Encada, Sangante, Djalo, Cande, Cassama, Bikel, Semedo, Rodrigues, Balde, Mane

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Tonight’s AFCON clash between Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau gets underway at 22:00.

The match will be televised live on SABC1 and SuperSport PSL.

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“I am satisfied the appropriate steps have been taken to make sure we will totally avoid the painful experience we had in Cameroon,” – CAF president Patrice Motsepe told SuperSport.

“For as long as I am president, whether I know or don’t know, whether I am aware or not aware, I ultimately have to take responsibility for anything that happens.

“I am satisfied that there is a huge amount of determination and commitment and I think we are on the right track. The Cameroon AFCON accident was absolutely avoidable.”

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