As you'd expect, Egypt's winner in their Africa Cup of Nations opener over Zimbabwe came from a winger -- it just wasn't Mohamed Salah.
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Mahmoud Trezeguet handed hosts Egypt a winning start to the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of Friday's opening game against Zimbabwe.
The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cairo on Friday, with murals and mascots and match balls on show.
The Africa Cup of Nations has traditionally been in the winter but with a new summer schedule, expanded field and many top names, it's must-see TV.
North African trio Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt are in fine fettle after commanding displays ahead of Afcon, but the same can't be said for Morocco.
Who are the strongest teams in the expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations, and who faces an uphill struggle to advance past the group stage?
Ahead of the 32nd edition, which kicks off in Cairo on June 21, Ed Dove presents six greatest players in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Who are the best players at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt?
Liverpool's Champions League success represents one of the most significant African contributions ever made to a European Cup-winning team.
CAF president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
Mohamed Salah, who was named among Time magazine's 100 most influential people, has called on men in his culture to treat women with more respect.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Hosts Egypt draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations draw on Friday.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.
Here's the state of play heading into the final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, with 10 of the 24 berths in the finals up for grabs.
The final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers runs from 22 to 24 March. Which teams have opted to rest some of their biggest stars?
Egypt has chosen six venues to host this year's African Cup of Nations, including the Port Said Stadium where 72 supporters died in 2012.
Liverpool beat Bournemouth on Saturday and it seems Mo Salah celebrated by shaving his face. Now he can play for the U21s.
Mohamed Salah is set to be rested for Egypt's fixtures in March's international break, including a Africa Cup of Nations qualifer.
Mohamed Salah celebrated being crowned Africa's best player by joining the dancing on stage in a way that can best be described as life-affirming.
The Egyptian star beat Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win consecutive awards.
Egypt will host the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football confirmed after a meeting of their executive committee.