Every African football fan, official or player is always interested in the Cup of Nations which has stood the test of time with innovations and increase in sponsorship and rewards for winners and outstanding performers.
Looking at the four venues for the competition, one can only say Gabon is ready and the euphoria must begin.
Libreville: Libreville is the capital and largest city in Gabon, in the West Central part of Africa, with a population of about 695,000. The Stade d'Angondjé, is a stadium in Angondjé, a suburb of Libreville in Gabon. It is referred to as Stade de l'Amitié. It is one of four Gabonese stadia to be used for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations and will host the grand final of the competition with a capacity 40,000 people.
The originality of the stadium is its metal structure in an arc of 320 meters long, the largest in Africa and covers an area of over 36,000-meter square. The host nation, Gabon will face Guinea Bissau, Cameroun and Burkina Faso in the opening round.