Ivory Coast striker Sebastien Haller netted both goals to secure a 2-1 home win over Cameroon while South Africa scored late to beat Ghana.
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.
With all four of Africa's Olympic competitors eliminated from the football tournaments, ESPN runs the rule over their performances in Japan.
Africa's wait for Olympic gold in the football event will extend at least until Paris 2024.
Ivory Coast ousted Germany while Egypt edged Argentina to the Olympic quarterfinals. Africa's teams impressed, aside from South Africa.
South Africa succumbed to Andre-Pierre Gignac's brilliance and Ivory Coast held Brazil on an engrossing day of Olympic football for Africa's teams.
It was a good day for African nations in the men's Olympic football tournament, as Ivory Coast won, and Egypt earned a shock draw with mighty Spain.
We run the rule over Africa's contenders, and examine whether they have what it takes to end the continent's wait for Olympic gold.
With nine months to go until the tournament, here are ESPN's far-too-early predictions of the top six contenders for the continent's grandest prize.
The field for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for next January continues to take shape as Morocco and the Ivory Coast sealed spots on Friday.
Isaac Drogba, son of former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier, has signed a deal with Italian fourth division side Folgore Caratese.
ESPN assesses the state of play after four of six rounds of matches in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Puma's head of product line management, David Bremond, spoke to ESPN about the five new African kits released during the international window.
We assess key talking points from the week's friendlies involving African teams as international football returned to the continent after 11 months.
Africa's national teams returned to action for the first time in 11 months, with a series of friendlies involving the continent's biggest nations.
A late equaliser from the penalty spot earned Ivory Coast a 1-1 draw with a second-string Belgium side in a friendly on Thursday.
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has withdrawn from their squad for their three internationals over the next week because of a hip injury, the Be
Yaya Toure will not participate in this year's UNICEF Soccer Aid game at Old Trafford after making an "inappropriate" joke on a Whatsapp group.
Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is training with Leyton Orient.
Yaya Toure has backed his former international teammate Didier Drogba to become the next president of the Ivorian Football Association [FIF].
Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o have slammed suggestions made by two doctors that Africa should be used as a test site for the coronavirus.
Ed Dove looks at key African players whose ability to play at the Olympic Games might be affected the the postponement of the Games until 2021.
Ibrahim Kamara has left his role as Ivory Coast head coach, the Ivorian Football Federdation (FIF) announced on Thursday.