Akon, Davido, Diamond Platnumz Perform at #AFCON2017 Opening Ceremony | See Photos

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The 2017 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) began today with Akon, Davido, Diamond Platnumz and other African stars performing at the opening ceremony in Gabon.

The competition was declared open by Gabon’s president Ali Bongo Ondimba.

The following are the nations competing for this year’s trophy:

Group A: Gabon, Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Guinea Bissau

Group B: Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal and Zimbabwe

Group C: Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Morocco and Togo

Group D: Ghana, Mali, Egypt and Uganda

See photos below:

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Akon and French rapper Booba performing at AFCON 2017

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Davido and Aubameyang AFCON 2017

Davido and African Footballer of the Year (2015), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Diamond Platnumz



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Shadrach "Junie" Annang is a Digital Media Strategist and Content Creator at Gh Links- leading news and information platform in Ghana. He's the Co-Founder of Gh Links Media and Published Photographer. Connect with Junie on Twitter and Linkedin!

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