Naby Keita will miss the round of 16 through suspension, but Guinea have vowed to reach the quarters to prove he's one of AFCON's greatest stars.
Zimbabwe upset Guinea with a 2-1 win at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday, although Guinea will still advance to the last 16.
Rwandan referee Salima Mukansanga will lead an all-female line-up of match officials at the AFCON encounter between Guinea and Zimbabwe on Tuesday.
Senegal, impacted by COVID-19 infections, failed to impress again at the Africa Cup of Nations but a 0-0 draw with Guinea in Bafoussam on Friday.
Guinea left-back Issiaga Sylla scored a first-half goal to steer his side to a fortunate 1-0 victory over depleted Malawi.
Guinea left three players behind at their training base in Rwanda after they tested positive for the coronavirus, the rest leaving for AFCON.
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.
Morocco and Senegal moved to within one victory of advancing to the last phase of African World Cup qualifying after wins on Saturday.
Guinea have been forced to move their next home matches in World Cup qualifiers after the country's coup d'etat.
Clubs from Guinea will not be allowed to play at home in African club competition matches over the next fortnight following a coup in the country.
Liverpool are attempting to get Guinea international Naby Keita back to Anfield 'in a timely and secure manner' following a coup d'etat.
Egypt beat Gabon and Namibia surprised Togo but the matches were overshadowed by a dramatic flight from Morocco's team after un uprising in Guinea.
Morocco have been evacuated from Conakry after their World Cup qualifier against Guinea has been postponed because of a coup d'etat.
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.
Burkina Faso and Guinea booked their places at next year's African Cup of Nations finals from their respective qualifying groups.
Mamadou Coulibaly converted the decisive spot-kick to send Mali through to the African Nations Championship final with a shootout win over Guinea.
The African Nations Championship kicks off in Cameroon this weekend, with Africa's best home-based players contesting the biennial tournament.
Naby Keita has been tipped to turn his Liverpool career around by Michel Dussuyer, the man who gave the Guinea midfielder his international debut.
The Guinean season, which started in October, had only reached the halfway stage and was due to be completed in June.
Eight footballers from Guinea were killed when their team bus crashed on its way to a league game on Thursday.
Two players and a driver are dead after a top-flight Guinea football club's team bus crashed into a stationary truck.
Guinea were crowned the Plate champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 4-3 in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
The finalists were the top seeded sides ahead of the draw, and they have been among the most eye-catching teams going forward during the tournament.
A first-half goal from Daouda Camara handed Guinea a 1-0 win over Liberia in the Plate semifinal of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations.
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