Gael Bigirimana has admitted he never dreamt of representing Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations after leaving the war-torn country for England as a schoolboy.
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Ghana were held to a 2-2 draw by Benin in their opening Africa Cup of Nations Group F game in the Ismailia Stadium.
Cameroon launched the defence of their African Cup of Nations title with a routine 2-0 Group F victory over Guinea-Bissau.
Samuel Kalu has been declared fit for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations clash with Guinea on Wednesday.
Egypt coach Javier Aguirre is looking for improvement from his players when the hosts resume their Africa Cup of Nations campaign against DR Congo on Wednesday.
Uganda have the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations in their sights as they prepare to take on Zimbabwe on Wednesday.
Mail opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a resounding 4-1 triumph over Mauritania at the Suez Stadium.
Angola marked their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations since 2013 with a well-deserved point against Tunisia in Group E.
Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia scored the only goal of the game to give Ivory Coast a hard-fought 1-0 victory over South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations tie in Cairo.
Ghana vice-captain Kwadwo Asamoah believes his side are ready to end their long wait for a fifth Africa Cup of Nations title.
Clarence Seedorf insists his Cameroon side are fully focused as they prepare to begin the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations title.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez was on target as Algeria launched their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 Group C win over Kenya.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter insists his side are a match for anyone ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations opener against Ivory Coast.
Guinea needed a Francois Kamano penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener against Madagascar.
Morocco have their sights set on reaching the latter stages of the Africa Cup of Nations, according to midfielder Youssef Ait Bennasser.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse accepts his side are one of the favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Trezeguet scored the only goal as hosts Egypt opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo.
Guinea return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals after missing out on the last edition in Gabon in 2017.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says his country can win the Africa Cup of Nations as they prepare to kick-off their campaign against Burundi.
Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibenge feels his side must make a fast start if they are to go on and have an impact at the Africa Cup of Nations.