Football coaches can improve their chances of winning tournaments by choosing a team based on a unique combination of factors.
The nervous Egyptian state hopes that fan-instigated stadium riots will not occur during the Afcon, following a clampdown on some fans.
Here is a run-down on everything you need to know ahead of the championships.
Cameroon being stripped off hosting the Africa Cup of Nations affects its international reputation and is likely to impact the economy.
The sheer number of top African footballers playing in foreign leagues is one of the most notable trends of the current Africa Cup of Nations tournament. It has an impact on the African game too.