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Irons duo get away to wins

sentoffkouyateCheikhou Kouyate and Andre Ayew were both on the winning side at the start of the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Kouyate skippered Senegal to a 2-0 Group B victory over Tunisia in Franceville, and the team now tops the the group following Algeria’s 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe – their opponents tomorrow (Thurs).

Ayew was the match-winner as Avram Grant’s Ghana beat Uganda 1-0 in Port-Gentil, scoring from the spot after Asamoah Gyan had been fouled inside the box.

Ghana meet Mali in the second Group D fixture against on Saturday.

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Both matches will be broadcast live in the UK by Eurosport.

 

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