Esteban Obiang scored 20 minutes from time as Equatorial Guinea pulled off one of the great Africa Cup of Nations finals upsets.
Holders Algeria were held to a surprise goalless draw by Sierra Leone as they made a surprise start to the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations.
Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Algeria, and Morocco have all seen their AFCON squads hit by positive COVID-19 cases, with just over a week to go.
Which teams are expected to dominate the Africa Cup of Nations? We reveal our pre-tournament Power Rankings.
Riyad Mahrez will captain Algeria as they defend their Africa Cup of Nations crown next month,
We pick through the big talking points from the final gameweek of Africa's World Cup qualification group stage.
Egypt became the fourth side to win their group in the African World Cup qualifiers and progress to March's playoffs after a draw with Angola.
What's at stake in the final two gameweeks of African World Cup qualifying round two, as the continent's top sides battle to go to Qatar 2022.
Algeria defeat Niger- 6-1, and Cameroon, Egypt and Ivory Coast also record important victories as the group phase of World Cup qualifying continues.
With 100 days to go until the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on January 9, ESPN's Ed Dove runs the rule over the top nine contenders.
We experienced a fascinating start to round two of Africa's World Cup qualifying campaign. ESPN reviews the big talking points.
Islam Slimani scored four goals as African champions Algeria hammered minnows Djibouti 8-0 in their World Cup qualifier.
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.
With 23 out of 24 Africa Cup of Nations sides decided, due to a COVID-19-related delay in one fixture, ESPN runs the rule over the 2022 competitors.
With nine months to go until the tournament, here are ESPN's far-too-early predictions of the top six contenders for the continent's grandest prize.
Hakim Ziyech and Riyad Mahrez were easy picks, but no Nigerians made the cut for the African Dream Team of the international break.
Holders Algeria booked their place in the finals of Africa Cup of Nations, while the the youngest country, South Sudan, pulled off a rare win.
Real Betis winger Diego Lainez netted an 86th minute equalizer as Mexico drew 2-2 against 10-man Algeria in The Hague on Tuesday.
Africa's national teams returned to action for the first time in 11 months, with a series of friendlies involving the continent's biggest nations.
There has never been an international football window like this one, with Africa's players last competing for their countries 11 months ago.
CAF, Africa's football governing body, gave member nations till 5 May to decide a way forward for their leagues. So where does the continent stand?