The 21-year-old Silas Wamangituka dazzled in his rookie Bundesliga season with VfB Stuttgart. Only problem? That wasn't his name, or his age.
The African Nations Championship kicks off in Cameroon this weekend, with Africa's best home-based players contesting the biennial tournament.
Standard Leige's Merveille Bokadi and Paul Jose M'Poku will look to make sure Vincent Kompany's return to Belgium continues to disappoint on Sunday.
Madagascar's run in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will continue after they beat Democratic Republic of Congo on penalties.
Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe.
Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of this year's Africa Cup of Nations to help hosts Egypt to a 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo.
Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0.
We celebrate five African players who may not enjoy a huge international reputation, but who boast some of the Afcon's most intriguing tales.
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The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
For the first time in the history of the CAF Champions League, the semifinal line-up will consist of the previous four winners.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.
The wonderkid is being asked to step up in the absence of Andriy Yarmolenko, and first impressions have been encouraging.
KweséESPN takes a look at the biggest winners and losers after the first four match days of Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying.
It was another defiant defensive display which helped Zimbabwe over the finish line for a shock 2-1 win vs. the DRC in an AFCON qualifier.
Ronald Pfumbidzai and Knowledge Musona scored either side of the break to fire Zimbabwe to an improbable 2-1 win over the DR Congo.
Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa is unconcerned about the Democratic Republic of Congo's impressive collection of Europe-based stars.
KweséESPN looks at three takeaways from Zimbabwe's 1-1 battle with Congo in Brazzaville and how they can improve ahead of the DRC fixtures.
The Aston Villa new boy is set to miss the Liberia clash as he finds his way back to full fitness.
The Democratic Republic of Congo hitman seems to have moved to reject his manager's explanation of his absence.
The Leopards coach has told KweséESPN why the Beijing Guoan striker won't join the squad to face Liberia.
The Leopards will be without the Beijing Guoan striker for their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
The Belgo-Congolese wideman joins the Terriers on a season-long loan deal from Montpellier, with an option to buy.
The Premier League new boys have recruited the Congolese-Norwegian youngster from Odds Ballklubb.