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Sports News of Monday, 6 February 2017


AFCON review: Stats and numbers

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations has successfully come to an end with Cameroon winning their fifth title and first since 2002.
Hugo Broos side came from a goal down to beat Egypt 2-1 with goals from Nicolas Nkoulou and Vincent Aboubakar.

Let’s review the stats and tournaments from the 3 week tournament.

Total goals: 52 goal in 32 matches (1.62 goals per match)
Total cards: 84 yellow cards, 1 red card
Top scorer: Junior Kabananga (3 goals)
Top assist: Mohamed Salah, Benjamin Moukandjo (2 assists)
Top goals: Cameroon (11 goals)

Top defence: Senegal, Mali, Gabon (2 goals)
Disciplinary Record: Cameroon (12 yellow cards)
Most goals attempts: Burkina Faso 76 (30) shots (on target)
Most fouls committed: Cameroon (138)
Best ball possession average: Cote d'Ivoire (58%)