12 Reasons Why Gabon Will Host A Successful 2017 Nations Cup

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Supporters of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping face security forces (Image: cbc.ca)
Supporters of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping face security forces (Image: cbc.ca)

Security in focus

Following the riots and protests that broke out following the re-election of president Ali Bongo, security has been a major concern and focus for the nation ahead of the AFCON, and recent meetings with fellow African leaders have served to prepare security measures and quell the fears of visitors during the tournament.