In the 3 group games played, none of the 16 nations recorded a 100%-win percentage.
In AFCON 2017, 24 games have been played and just 14 wins have been recorded.
In comparison in the AFCON 2015, 11 wins were chalked after the group games.
In AFCON 2017, 52 goals have been scored at the group stage which makes an average of 2.1 per game.
While in 2015 AFCON, 50 goals were scored making an average of 2.08 per game.
Top scoring Group
Group B which had Senegal, Zimbabwe, Algeria and Tunisia has recorded the highest goals by scoring a total of 21 goals.
Group D which includes Ghana, Uganda, Egypt and Mali scored just 6 goals which is the fewest goals scored in the group stage.
On the whole Group A scored 11 goals, Group B scored 21 goals and Group C scored 14 goals.
Best attacking teams
DR Congo, Senegal, Tunisia: 6 goals
Algeria: 5 goals
Burkina Faso, Morocco, Zimbabwe: 4 goals
Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Togo: 2 goals
Mali, Uganda: 1 goal
A total of 6 penalties been scored including:
Mushekwi (Zimbabwe) against Algeria
Sadio Mane (Senegal) against Tunisia
André Ayew (Gha) against Uganda
Pierre-Eymerick Aubameyang (Gabon) against Burkina Faso
Naïm Sliti (Tunisia) against Algeria
Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia) against Zimbabwe
Egypt didn’t concede a goal in the group stage, while Ghana conceded one goal. Here is the list of other teams:
Egypt: 0 goals
Ghana: 1 goal
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Mali, Morocco, Senegal: 2 goals
Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda, DR Congo: 3 goals
Guinea Bissau, Tunisia: 5 goals
Algeria, Togo: 6 goals
Zimbabwe: 8 goals
Cameroon are the worst culprits with 5 entries while total 59 cards have been registered.
Lomalisa Joyce Mutambala of DR Congo was matched off, following a second bookable offence in his side’s 1-0 win over Morocco.
In the tournament 187 of the 522 shots were on target.
141 off-sides have been witnessed.
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