Gabon were thwarted in their bid to become the first nation to reach the 2015 African Nations Cup quarterfinals as Congo pulled off a surprise 1-0 victory in Bata.
Jorge Costa's Panthers beat Burkina Faso in their Group A opener and would have sealed their progression to the knockout stages with a second win, but Congo had other ideas.
Prince Oniangue scored the only goal of the game following a defensive mix-up in the 48th minute and it proved enough to secure the Red Devils their first finals...
Goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Malick Evouna gave Gabon a 2-0 victory over Burkina Faso in their opening game in the African Nations Cup in Bata on Saturday night.
Aubameyang -- who had also scored both goals in a 2-0 win over the same opponents in the qualifying campaign -- took just 19 minutes to get on the scoresheet again with a right-foot shot from the centre of the box.
And when Evouna headed home a Frederic Bulot cross in the 72nd minute, Gabon ensured they would get their Group...