Gervinho's renaissance at Parma this season has been as joyous as it was unexpected, and he may yet end his international career on a high at Afcon.
Ghana have officially named Andre Ayew the team's captain for the Africa Cup of Nations, with the Fenerbahce loanee replacing Asamoah Gyan.
Asamoah Gyan has performed a U-turn and come out of international retirement at the request of the Ghana president.
As Roger Milla and Francois Omam-Biyik each celebrate their birthday this week, ESPN remembers the 1990 World Cup exploits of the Indomitable Lions.
After a dire 2018, in which he tore an ACL and missed the World Cup, Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru has fired Galatasary to a league and cup double.
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
Ghana's all-time leading goal-scorer Asamoah Gyan announced his international retirement on Monday, less than a month before the start of Afcon.
Nigeria's release of their provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday was marked by one notable return, that of John Obi Mikel.
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says leaving his role as head coach of "first love" Uganda will always be the biggest regret of his life.
Last week Nwankwo Kanu, along with former internationals Austin Okocha and Tijani Babangida, were officially appointed Super Eagles scouts.
Naby Keita will miss the rest of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after being ruled out for two months with a groin injury.
The Nigeria centre-back is unabashed in saying that his time in Serie A, with Udinese, has forged him into a much more rugged defensive specimen.
Nigeria Under-17 coach Manu Garba has rebuilt his team three times in a year, after multiple players failed MRI tests to validate their correct age.
The French coach is confident the region is beginning to realise its untapped football potential.
Only two things prevent Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan from being considered one of the great African players of his generation.
The Cranes' French coach is quietly confident that the East Africans may have an edge after being drawn against the Africa Cup of Nations hosts.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not have asked for a more favourable group if he had stood on the podium and dipped his hands into the bowl himself.
At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Hosts Egypt draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations draw on Friday.
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The Nigerian legend says African coaches "can do much more if there is support from everyone instead of running to Europeans at every opportunity".