12 Reasons Why Gabon Will Host A Successful 2017 Nations Cup

Written by Peter Pedroncelli
African Player of the Year
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang included on Ballon d’Or shortlist – fifa.com

Africa’s best player

The 2017 Nations Cup hosts are able to call on the services of 2015 African Player of the Year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The striker is set to light up AFCON pitches if he is able to bring his club form at Borussia Dortmund to Nations Cup pitches, and that is a delightful thought for home fans.