Was this the best AFCON of the 21st century, or ever?

Why exactly was this year's Africa Cup of Nations such a resounding success, and will the tournament be remembered in years to come as one of - if not the - best edition of the continental showpiece?

Ivory Coast are on the cusp of a most unexpected AFCON final triumph

Less than three weeks ago, Ivory Coast were at their lowest ebb. Now, they are one game away from becoming champions of Africa on home soil.

Haller emerges as Ivory Coast's AFCON 'fulcrum'

The Ivory Coast have had to wait to enjoy Sebastien Haller's impact at international level, but after overcoming his cancer diagnosis and recent injury problems, the striker is finally leaving his mark at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Congo DR forgoes anthem for show of solidarity

Congo DR players opted to make a show of solidarity instead of singing their national anthem ahead of Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations semifinal against Ivory Coast in Abidjan

Vitoria out with Egypt after poor AFCON showing

Egypt relieved coach Rui Vitoria of his duties following a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations campaign, the country's football association confirmed in a statement on Sunday.

Near-naked journalist provokes CAF clampdown

The poor behaviour of journalists at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in the Ivory Coast has prompted the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to issue new media guidelines.

Africa Cup of Nations: Last 16 predictions as Nigeria's Super Eagles tipped to crash out

The Africa Cup of Nations has been a mesmerising and unpredictable affair so far, with shock results, no shortage of controversy and heavyweights crashing out -- and that's just the group stage.

Could Zidane ride the notorious AFCON manager rollercoaster?

Seriously, who'd be an AFCON manager?! The past week has seen a glut of firings as big teams have fallen by the wayside, and six teams need new managers. Zidane to Algeria, perhaps? Jurgen Klopp would do well with Ghana...

WTH is a Bafana?! - The wonderful world of African football nicknames

Hands up if you know what a Chipolopolo is... Or a Bafana? It's ok, we got you.

Salah returns to Liverpool after AFCON injury

Mohamed Salah has safely returned to the United Kingdom to receive treatment on his posterior injury, the Egyptian Federation have confirmed, though it is unclear when he will rejoin the national team at the Africa Cup of Nations.