To say that Ghana entered the WAFU Cup of Nations at a low ebb would be an understatement, yet the Black Stars are growing into the tournament.
Dayo Ojo took the official Man of the Match honours, but Osas Okoro should have taken the accolades as Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea at CHAN 2018.
Nigeria begin their battle for a first African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with an opening group C game against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday.
Angola have appointed Srdjan Vasiljevic to replace Beto Bianchi as head coach just weeks before the African Nations Championship.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) cited "accumulated delays" in Kenya's preparations for the tournament.
Ghana will miss the 2018 Africa Nations Championships in Kenya after Burkina Faso stunned the Black Stars B in the final qualifier in Kumasi.
Mauritius and Madagascar reached the Second Round of qualification for the African Nations Championship.
The qualifiers for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) got underway this past weekend; the start of a not-so-long road to the finals in Kenya
Match-fixers "within and outside" the Zimbabwe FA targeted games in Africa's two biggest competitions and in South Africa, documents say.
Congo won the African Nations Championship title by convincingly beating Mali 3-0 in the final in Rwanda on Sunday.
Substitute Yves Bissouma scored in the 89th minute to send Mali through to the African Nations Championship final with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast.
Togo won their second straight game to open African Nations Cup qualifying, 2-0 at Djibouti on Friday.
Aliou Dieng and Sekou Diarra starred as Mali overhauled Tunisia at the African Nations Championship on Sunday while Guinea beat Zambia on penalties.
Ivory Coast scored all three of their goals in extra time to defeat Cameroon and advance to the African Nations Championship semifinals on Saturday.
Nigeria were knocked out of the 2016 African Nations Championship on Tuesday thanks to a 1-0 defeat against Guinea in their final group game.
Cameroon defeated DR Congo 3-1 on Monday to advance to the African Nations Championship quarterfinals as Group B winners.
Zambia and Mali advanced to the knockout stage of the African Nations Championship despite a 0-0 draw in their final Group D game on Wednesday.
Ivory Coast and hosts Rwanda advanced to the knockout round of the African Nations Championship on Sunday.
Zambia secured their place in the African Nations Championship quarterfinals with a second straight win in the tournament, 1-0 over Uganda on Saturday
Nigeria drew 1-1 with Tunisia and Guinea drew with Niger in their second Group C games at the African Nations Championship on Friday.
DR Congo advanced to the knockout stage of the African Nations Championship by beating Angola 4-2 on Thursday for their second straight win.
The improvements made by the Nigerian Premier League is bearing fruit, as evidenced by Nigeria's performance at the CHAN, writes Colin Udoh.
Rwanda make it two wins from two games, while Ivory Coast collect their first win at the African Nations Championship on Wednesday.
Zambia took the early lead in Group D at the African Nations Championship by beating Zimbabwe 1-0 on Tuesday.
Elvis Chikatara scored a second-half hat trick to help Nigeria sweep away Niger, while Tunisia and Guinea fought to an entertaining draw in Group C.