Gabon v Burkina Faso, AFCON 2017: How to watch live, TV listings, match time and team news

Gabon face Burkina Faso in the AFCON 2017 clash on Wednesday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on the scoresheet in Gabon's first match in AFCON 2017 Reuters

Match: Gabon v Burkina Faso

Date: 18 January, Wednesday

Time: 12am SGT (Thursday)/9:30pm IST/4pm GMT

Venue: Stade de l'Amitié Sino, Libreville

Competition: AFCON 2017

TV Channel: In Singapore, there is no live coverage of the match between Gabon and Burkina Faso.


Gabon and Burkinas Faso enter this fixture after settling for a 1-1 draw in their respective fixtures of the 2017 African Cup of Nations. This will force them to push for a win when the two teams face each other on Wednesday.

The host nation came close to a victory against Guinea-Bissau. Borussia Dortmund star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave them a lead early in the second half, which was cancelled by a late strike in the last few minutes of the match.

Burkina Faso also settled for a point against Cameroon. They came from behind to avoid a defeat and they will be looking to test Gabon when they face them at the Stade de l'Amitié Sino in Libreville.

TV Listings

Australia: beIN Sports 1

Thailand: beIN Sports 4

United Kingom: EuroSport 2

United States: beIN Sports

Turkey: Tivibu Spor 1

Ireland: EuroSport 2

Italy: Fox Sports HD

Netherlands: Fox Sports 2

Canada: beIN Sports Canada

France: beIN Sports 2

Africa: SuperSport 6, SuperSport 4, SuperSport Select 2, Canal+ Sport 1

Team news


Possible XI: Ovono; Obiang, Biyogho Poko, Appidangoye, Ecuele Manga; Evouna, Lemina; Palun, Bouanga, Ndong; Aubameyang.

Burkina Faso

Possible XI: Kouakou; Coulibaly, Kone, Malo, Dayo; Traore, Pitriopa; Traore, Zongo, Kabore; Nakoulma.