African Cup of Nations

African Cup of Nations slideshow

EXTRA TIME: Didier Drogba named French Ligue 1 ambassador

The African legend has been chosen to be the face of the French league on the international market and help promote the league and its clubs

EXTRA TIME: 'The new me' - Didier Drogba debut hilarious new look

You won't believe this! The two-time African Player of the Year without his signature hairstyle

Gavin Hunt admits Bidvest Wits cannot afford to keep Al Ahly loanee Amr Gamal

The Egyptian international arrived on a season-long loan deal from African powerhouse Al Ahly at the start of the season

2018 African Women's Cup of Nations qualifiers moved

Due to the clash with women's symposium, the African football body has announced the shifting of the qualifying series by a month

'We have a dream' - Ethiopia's Zeray looking for victory in Nigeria

The east African side's gaffer is aware of the importance of the clash but claims her side is aiming for nothing short of a win

Fifa Ranking: Nigeria women end 2017 in 37th place

No thanks to their inactivity, the African queens ended 2017 three places below their rating in January, according to the world governing body

EXTRA TIME: Farouk Khan: South African's used to play Pep Guardiola's way

One of South Africa's most famous coaches in youth football Farouk Khan's made a surprising statement on Twitter

Liverpool star Salah earns ultimate praise as Pele salutes award-winning form

The Egypt international has been a revelation since arriving at Anfield over the summer, with his exploits seeing him named African Player of the Year

African preview: Eric Bailly update

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been discussing the severity of Eric Bailly's ankle injury.

African preview: Eric Bailly update

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been discussing the severity of Eric Bailly's ankle injury.

African preview: Eric Bailly update

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been discussing the severity of Eric Bailly's ankle injury.

African preview: Eric Bailly update

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been discussing the severity of Eric Bailly's ankle injury.

The Mo Salah Story: From Chelsea Flop To Liverpool Star

Football Whispers look at how Mo Salah went from disappointment at Chelsea to the Premier League's top scorer and BBC African Footballer of the Year.

The Mo Salah Story: From Chelsea Flop To Liverpool Star

Football Whispers look at how Mo Salah went from disappointment at Chelsea to the Premier League's top scorer and BBC African Footballer of the Year.

The Mo Salah Story: From Chelsea Flop To Liverpool Star

Football Whispers look at how Mo Salah went from disappointment at Chelsea to the Premier League's top scorer and BBC African Footballer of the Year.

The Mo Salah Story: From Chelsea Flop To Liverpool Star

Football Whispers look at how Mo Salah went from disappointment at Chelsea to the Premier League's top scorer and BBC African Footballer of the Year.

Nhlakanipho Ntuli to revive ailing career in the Netherlands

Ntuli was once tipped as the future of South African football, but had failed to live up to the billing

EXTRA TIME: Watch fans give Didier Drogba hero’s welcome in Mauritania

Probably a dream every football star would want to see happen when they visit the capital of the north African country

EXTRA TIME: Riyad Mahrez, Ahmed Musa, Asamoah Gyan have fun in the snow

Let it snow! The African stars apparently enjoy training and playing in the winter season

African player review: December 11th

Diafra Sakho Andre Ayew played their part as West Ham United recorded a shock 1-0 win over Chelsea at the weekend. Elsewhere, Mohamed Salah's strike couldn't prevent Oumar Niasse and Idrissa Gueye's Everton claiming a point in the Merseyside derby.

African player review: December 11th

Diafra Sakho Andre Ayew played their part as West Ham United recorded a shock 1-0 win over Chelsea at the weekend. Elsewhere, Mohamed Salah's strike couldn't prevent Oumar Niasse and Idrissa Gueye's Everton claiming a point in the Merseyside derby.

African player review: December 11th

Diafra Sakho Andre Ayew played their part as West Ham United recorded a shock 1-0 win over Chelsea at the weekend. Elsewhere, Mohamed Salah's strike couldn't prevent Oumar Niasse and Idrissa Gueye's Everton claiming a point in the Merseyside derby.

African player review: December 11th

Diafra Sakho Andre Ayew played their part as West Ham United recorded a shock 1-0 win over Chelsea at the weekend. Elsewhere, Mohamed Salah's strike couldn't prevent Oumar Niasse and Idrissa Gueye's Everton claiming a point in the Merseyside derby.

‘I want to be the best Egyptian ever’ - Mohamed Salah

The Liverpool winger clinched the prize for the best African player in 2017 and he revealed what drives him to attain greatness

‘I want to be the best Egyptian ever’ - Mohamed Salah

The Liverpool winger clinched the prize for the best African player in 2017 and he revealed what drives him to attain greatness

‘I want to be the best Egyptian ever’ - Mohamed Salah

The Liverpool winger clinched the prize for the best African player in 2017 and he revealed what drives him to attain greatness

Liverpool and Egypt star Salah named African Footballer of the Year 2017

The forward saw off competition from Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita and Victor Moses to win the BBC award

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 and 'wants to be the best Egyptian ever'

Kenya - Tanzania Preview: Harambee Stars in a must-win clash

If Kenya loses and Libya win final Group match against Zanzibar, then the North African side will progress to the semi-finals

Tunisian Football Federation extends Nabil Maaloul’s contract as head coach

The Carthage Eagles boss has been rewarded with a contract renewal for guiding the north African country to 2018 Fifa World Cup

EXTRA TIME: Kershav Maharaj wishes Delron Buckley a happy birthday

The Dolphins and South African international cricketer has a special wish for the former Bafana Bafana midfielder

Agent: Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits target Christian Ntouba will soon join a South African club

The highly-rated marksman has also attracted interest from Belgium and Germany according to his agent

African player preview: December 8th

Sadio Mane faced the press this week ahead of Liverpool's Merseyside derby clash against Everton on Sunday (10th December).

African player preview: December 8th

Sadio Mane faced the press this week ahead of Liverpool's Merseyside derby clash against Everton on Sunday (10th December).

African player preview: December 8th

Sadio Mane faced the press this week ahead of Liverpool's Merseyside derby clash against Everton on Sunday (10th December).

African player preview: December 8th

Sadio Mane faced the press this week ahead of Liverpool's Merseyside derby clash against Everton on Sunday (10th December).

Morocco’s opening game against Iran will be a World Cup final - Mustapha Hadji

The former Morocco international expects a tough contest when the north African country take on Team Melli in their first World Cup game in 20 years

African player review: December 5th

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah failed to find the net over the weekend. We round-up the rest of the African related player action.

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