Guinea-Bissau stunned hosts GABON with a late equalizer | #CAN2017

Guinea-Bissau stunned hosts GABON with a late equalizer | #CAN2017

Debutants and shock qualifiers Guinea-Bissau stunned hosts Gabon by pulling off a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

In the 90th minute, Juary Soares scored the equaliser with a diving header from a free-kick from the right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRQGctAVD4s

Gabon had taken the lead on 50 minutes when superstar Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turned in Denis Bouanga’s cross-shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTapqjN0HhY

Home fans jeered loudly at the end, making their discontent evident.

But the draw was no more than a spirited Guinea-Bissau side deserved as they frustrated their opponents throughout and took their chance to continue what has been a fairytale run.

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