LIST OF AFCON 2017 COUNTRIES AND THEIR FIRST GOAL SCORERS AT THE TOURNAMENT

GROUP A
GABON
FIRST GOAL SCORER
GUY NZENG HE SCORED AGAINST LIBERIA – 16TH JANUARY 1996

BURKINA FASO
FIRST GOAL SCORER
HUBERT HIEN HE SCORED AGAINST NIGERIA – 5TH MARCH 1978

CAMEROON
FIRST GOAL SCORER
EMMANUEL KOUN AGAINST IVORY COAST – 6TH FEBRUARY 1970

GUINEA – BISSAU
2017 WILL BE THEIR FIRST APPEARANCE

NB: ALTHOUGH 1994 WAS THE MAIDEN APPEARANCE BY GABON BUT THEY FAILED TO SCORE A GOAL AT THAT TOURNAMENT.

GROUP B
ALGERIA
FIRST GOAL SCORER
HACENE LALMAS HE SCORED AGAINST UGANDA – 14TH JANUARY 1968

TUNISIA
FIRST GOAL SCORER
AMMAR MERRICHKOU HE SCORED AGAINST ETHIOPIA – 14TH JANUARY 1962

SENEGAL
FIRST GOAL SCORER
LOUIS CAMARA HE SCORED AGAINST ETHIOPA – 19TH NOVEMBER 1965

ZIMBABWE
FIRST GOAL SCORER
PETER NDLOVU HE SCORED AGAINST EGYPT – 25 JANUARY 2004

GROUP C
IVORY COAST
FIRST GOAL SCORER
EUSTACHE MANGLE HE SCORED AGAINST DR CONGO – 14TH NOVEMBER 1965

DR CONGO
FIRST GOAL SCORER
KALALA MUKENDI HE SCORED AGAINST GHANA – 12TH NOVEMBER 1965

TOGO
FIRST GOAL SCORER
EDMOND AKPETI KAOLO HE SCORED AGAINST MALI – 24TH FEBRUARY 1972

MOROCCO
FIRST GOAL SCORER
AHMED FARAS HE SCORED AGAINST CONGO – 25TH FEBRUARY 1972

GROUP D
GHANA
FIRST GOAL SCORER
WILBERFORCE MFUM HE SCORED AGAINST TUNISIA – 24TH NOVEMBER 1963

MALI
FIRST GOALSCORER
BAKARY TRAORE HE SCORED AGAINST TOGO – 24TH FEBRUARY 1972

UGANDA
FIRST GOAL SCORER
JONATHAN BUNYENYEZI HE SCORED AGAINST EGYPT – 18TH JANUARY 1962

EGYPT
FIRST GOAL SCORER
RAAFAT ATEYA HE SCORED AGAINST SUDAN -10TH FEBRUARY 1957

NB
RAAFAT ATEYA’S GOAL WAS THE FIRST EVER GOAL AT THE TOURNAMENT (FROM THE PENALTY SPOT).
ALSO THE GAME BETWEEN SUDAN AND EGYPT WAS THE FIRST GAME AT THE TOURNAMENT AS WELL.
THE EGYPTIANS WON BY 2 – 1.

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