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The African Cup of Nations is the premier tournament in the continent and pits the best against each other.

It features great quality but is also known for the more comical aspects of the game.

Here, we list five moments from this year’s competition.

Which is your favourite moment from the 2017 African Cup of Nations? Have your say by commenting below, using #360fans on Twitter or getting in touch via Facebook.

THE TIME WASTING GOALKEEPER

During the African Cup of Nations encounter between Senegal and Algeria, Khadim N’Diaye was involved in possibly the strangest act of time wasting we’ve seen.

The incident was even more difficult to absorb given the match had no significance. Algeria were already out of the tournament and Senegal were guaranteed a place in the next round.

As you can see below, the Senegalese’s actions are truly bizarre as he trips himself and then feigns injury.

KICKING FOR TERRITORY

The group match between Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau was an absolute cracker.

Cameroon came from behind to win 2-1 as they struck late on to break the hearts of their opponents.

But in the age of social media, the moment that sticks in the minds of many is this kick-off, which resembled rugby more than football.

MESMERISING MSAKNI

This simple but sublime piece of skill from Tunisia’s Youssef Msakni delighted spectators.

In their match against Zimbabwe, there was no cooler customer than Msakni. With a player rushing to tackle him, Msakni stood on the ball and let his opponent bypass him and look a little ridiculous.

TOGO RALLY ROUND ATTACKED TEAM-MATE

“He was really affected when he heard the news. Whether he wants to play or not, I will respect his decision.”

Those were the words of Togo manager Claude LeRoy after his goalkeeper Kossi Agassa’s house was placed under police protection because ‘fans’ attacked it after their country’s 3-1 loss to Morocco.

“Agassa does not deserve such treatment,” LeRoy added. “We are all supporting him because, after all, football is a game. The solidarity of the team is such that we will find calmer waters and not let ourselves be affected by a small minority in what is a country of peace.”

Agassa after conceding against Morocco.

Agassa after conceding against Morocco.

EL HADARY STARS IN PENALTY SHOOTOUT

Essam El-Hadary was finally beaten in the tournament by Burkina Faso’s Aristide Bance in the semi-finals, ending his incredible run in the African Cup of Nations which stood at 681 minutes without conceding (since 2010).

However, Bance’s strike made it 1-1, taking the encounter into extra-time and El-Hadary went on to become the hero in the penalty shoot-out. With Egypt trailing, he stopped the fourth attempt, taken by the keeper Kouakou Koffi.

El Hadary then saved Bertrand Traore’s effort as well, and celebrated wildly as Egypt qualified for the final.

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AFCON Player of the Day: Vincent Aboubakar

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What a goal! Aboubakar produced a moment of magic.

Vincent Aboubakar, who plies his trade with Turkish club Besiktas, sealed Cameroon’s fifth Africa Cup of Nations – and their first for 15 years – flicking the ball over Egypt’s Ali Gabr and then stroking the ball home in stunning style.

The 2-1 defeat was cruel on the Pharoahs but Aboubakar, who entered the fray at the start of the second-half, ensured Cameroon finally defeated Egypt in the final of the competition after three attempts.

They are now the second-most successful nation in the competition – behind the opponents they beat on Sunday night.

Visit our picture gallery and read our report from the game.

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IN PICS: Cameroon crowned AFCON 2017 champions

AFCON 2017 Champions: Cameroon.

Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday.

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to be on course to win an unrivalled eighth Cup of Nations crown in their first appearance at the tournament since 2010.

But Nicolas Nkoulou, who had come off the bench in the first half, headed in the equaliser just before the hour mark and fellow substitute Aboubakar slammed in the winner in the 88th minute.

That sparked bedlam in a near-capacity crowd of more than 38,000 in Gabon's capital, made up in its majority by Cameroonian supporters. It is a fifth Cup of Nations crown for the Indomitable Lions, a first since 2002, and the first time they have beaten Egypt in the final in three attempts. "I am very happy that we won the Cup of Nations today and I am happy for the players -- this is not a group of football players, they are a group of friends," said Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos. Egypt fell just short on their return to the competition after a seven-year absence, and the defeat will be especially painful for their coach Hector Cuper. The Argentine was desperate to win a trophy after a career tainted by rotten luck in finals at club level, including back-to-back defeats in the UEFA Champions League with Valencia at the start of the last decade. But Cuper said: "The sadness I have is not because I lost another final, it's because there was so much hope especially among the people in Egypt and I am sorry for the players who put in so much effort." Egypt have been derided at times for a defensive approach under Cuper, but they played their part in this rarest of things -- a genuinely entertaining final. The Pharaohs had signalled their intent within two minutes as a delightful cushioned pass by Mohamed Salah set up Abdallah El Said, but his firm shot was well held by Fabrice Ondoa in the Cameroon goal. Egypt then opened the scoring midway through the first period with a superb team goal. Amr Warda and Salah combined on the right and the latter played the ball into Elneny in space in the area, the midfielder taking a touch to control and another to steady himself before blasting high past Ondoa at his near post. It was a brilliant finish from the midfielder who was returning to the side after missing his team's last two games due to a calf injury. The odds were now very much against Cameroon. The last Cup of Nations final to feature more than a single goal came in 2004, when Tunisia beat Morocco 2-1. The last time a side came from behind to win the trophy was in 1994, when Nigeria beat Zambia 2-1. Hugo Broos's side also lost centre-back Adolphe Teikeu to an apparent groin injury just after the half-hour mark, with Nkoulou taking his place. The Lyon defender has been out of favour at this tournament, only starting in Cameroon's final group game against Gabon. But thrown on here through necessity, it was he who pulled his side level in the 59th minute. Egypt failed to fully clear their lines following a corner and captain Benjamin Moukandjo crossed from the left for Nkoulou, who soared above Ahmed Hegazy to head past Essam El Hadary from six yards. Cameroon were revitalised by that goal, a partisan crowd lifted, but Jacques Zoua fired wastefully wide and Moukandjo blasted over from an excellent position as extra time began to seem inevitable. Then Aboubakar, who had been introduced at the start of the second half, controlled a long ball forward with his chest on the edge of the area, poked it over the head of Ali Gabr and volleyed low past El Hadary.

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