The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) got underway this evening with hosts Ivory Coast facing Guinea-Bissau at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé.

The 1992 champions, Ivory Coast got off to a dream start thanks to Seko Fofana’s incredible strike in the fourth minute! Take a look at his stunning goal below.

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Live AFCON updates: Ivory Coast vs Guinea-Bissau

Ivory Coast XI: Fofana, Singo, Diomande, Ndicka, Konan, Kessie, Sangare, Fofana, Boga, Krasso, Bamba

Guinea-Bissau XI: Djoco, Encada, Sangante, Djalo, Cande, Cassama, Bikel, Semedo, Rodrigues, Balde, Mane

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Tonight’s AFCON clash between Ivory Coast and Guinea-Bissau gets underway at 22:00.

The match will be televised live on SABC1 and SuperSport PSL.

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“I am satisfied the appropriate steps have been taken to make sure we will totally avoid the painful experience we had in Cameroon,” – CAF president Patrice Motsepe told SuperSport.

“For as long as I am president, whether I know or don’t know, whether I am aware or not aware, I ultimately have to take responsibility for anything that happens.

“I am satisfied that there is a huge amount of determination and commitment and I think we are on the right track. The Cameroon AFCON accident was absolutely avoidable.”

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