African Cup of Nations

African Cup of Nations slideshow

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

Amaju Pinnick explains why NFF neglected Super Falcons

The African queens have enjoyed no support over a year and the NFF boss has offered reasons behind their neglect of them

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brazil's Neymar ‘happy’ to avoid Nigeria at World Cup

The Brazilian superstar expressed delight after they were handed a group bereft of an African side, most importantly the Super Eagles

"Interest in Libya slave trade has increased 100-fold thanks to Pogba"

With one simple gesture the son of African migrants did more to raise awareness of slavery in Libya than any politician on the planet

World Cup draw good for Egypt, says Mohamed Aboutrika

The African legend welcomed the Pharaohs' draw for next year's tournament in Russia and made a bold statement about the teams in the group

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