ESPN looks forward to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, making far-too-early predictions and a group-by-group rundown after the draw.
Holders Algeria have been drawn in a group alongside Ivory Coast in the group stage for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Central Africans have been reinstated at the expense of the Harambee Starlets.
Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Agadir to top Group C and advance to the CHAN quarter finals alongside Libya.
Thierry Manzi's fine header was the outstanding moment in Rwanda's 1-0 victory over Equatorial Guinea.
Two first-half goals from Saleh Taher Saeid helped Libya to a comfortable 3-0 African Nations Championship triumph over Equatorial Guinea.
Equatorial Guinea appeared at sport's highest court Thursday in an effort to overturn their exclusion from the 2019 Women's World Cup.
Gabon's untimely sacking of Jorge Costa is just the latest example of an African Federation curiously firing a manger ahead of a major tournament.
Mustapha Yatabare scored in the 89th minute to give Mali a 1-0 win at Equatorial Guinea in African Nations Cup qualifying on Monday.
Mohamed Salah scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Egypt at Nigeria in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Friday.
DR Congo and Guinea earned crucial away wins in the second round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
Ghana eased to victory over Mauritius in their opening 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier, while Cameroon left it late to beat Mauritania.
Radamel Falcao lifted Colombia to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a friendly on Saturday as his team tunes up for the Copa America.
Oscar and Neymar scored as Brazil rallied past France 3-1 in a friendly on Thursday.
As Ivory Coast celebrate their triumph, the host nation deals with life after the Africa Cup of Nations. Nick Ames reflects on the time he spent in Equatorial Guinea over recent weeks.
DR Congo ended their African Nations Cup campaign on a high with a penalty shootout victory against hosts Equatorial Guinea in the third-place play-off in Malabo on Saturday.
Although Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final is highly anticipated, Thursday night's violence threatens to be the tournament's lasting legacy.
The Equatorial Guinea football federation has been fined 100,000 US dollars and ordered to pay for the treatment of Ghana supporters who were injured by flying missiles during Thursday's African Nations Cup semi-final at the Estadio de Malabo.
"We were scared. Seeing our fans getting this kind of treatment wasn't good for us. We were just happy it was controlled."
Angry fans forced a halt in the African Nations Cup semifinal with less than 10 minutes to go, with Ghana leading hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0.
A referee has been sent home and suspended for six months in the fallout from the chaotic African Nations Cup quarterfinal game betweem Tunisia and hosts Equatorial Guinea.
This had been perhaps the biggest night in a small country's sporting history, but nobody could ignore the strange taste that it had left. This was no ordinary good news story.
Javier Balboa was the hero for Equatorial Guinea as his curling extra-time free-kick sealed their place in the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup with a dramatic 2-1 win over Tunisia.
"These two pitches have been adversely affected by a combination of wear and tear from the six games played or to be played in each of them, and the unstable weather conditions seen lately," CAF said in a statement on Tuesday.