Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the winner to defeat World Cup holders France in the 2002 tournament, has died aged 42.
ESPN assesses the state of play after four of six rounds of matches in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Mali and Tunisia joined the list of countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday, joining Algeria and Senegal.
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.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the Gabon team had to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau.
Colin Udoh assesses Nigeria's performance in the 4-4 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin City.
Sierra Leone came from four goals down to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a dramatic Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Benin City.
ESPN picks six players to watch in the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifying double-headers as the teams continue on the Road to Cameroon
Preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations is rarely serene, but the build-up to the 2022 tournament has been like no other.
Puma's head of product line management, David Bremond, spoke to ESPN about the five new African kits released during the international window.
The year 2020 has been tough for soccer, but the calendar has no room in it between now and the World Cup. How will the battle for players play out?
On the 60th anniversary of Nigeria's independence, Colin Udoh looks back on the country's sporting highlights and picks six of the best.
While Nigeria have risen in the FIFA rankings, coach Gernot Rohr's focus is on the more important Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November.
Spain's Ansu Fati is one of a few youngsters of African origin who could well have played for an African side before their Nations League debuts.
Nigeria and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has rebuked CAF for cancelling the Women's AFCON while merely postponing the men's tournament.
The AFCON is no stranger to upheaval. Five tournaments, five major changes... and that was before Africa began reeling under the strain of COVID-19.
Next January's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon has been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022, CAF has announced.
The Confederation of African Football has suspended the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the FIFA break due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament should be played every four years instead of two, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said.
Kanu would have preferred the competition to stay in June-July, in order to protect players from prospective club-versus-country disputes.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp called the change in dates for Afcon 2021 a 'catastrophe'. But for African fans, it was the right call.
Jurgen Klopp has called the decision to move AFCON to January a "catastrophe" as Liverpool will likely have to go without key players for a month.
Liverpool are facing the prospect of going a month without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane when the Africa Cup Of Nations returns in 2021.
Sadio Mane beat Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah and Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez for African Footballer of the Year for 2019.