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Host Gabon exits AFCON 2017

Published 2121 GMT (0521 HKT) January 22, 2017
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Gabon's forward Denis Bouanga reacts after missing an early chance against Cameroon as the host made an early exit from the tournament. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Burkina Faso's Alain Traore and Bertrand Traore celebrate the second goal for the latter in the win over Guinea-Bissau, which left their side top of Group A. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A supporter of the Cameroon Indomitable Lions dresses for the part for the match against host Gabon. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Gabon's star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left frustrated by an astonishing early miss in front of the Cameroon goal. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Cameroon supporters had plenty to cheer about as their side progressed out of the group stages. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Guinea-Bissau's goalkeeper Jonas Mendes looks on in despair as Burkina Faso goes ahead in their Group A final game in Franceville. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images