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Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez, from a Paris suburb to the summit of African football

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After captaining Algeria to victory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), Riyad Mahrez will arrive at the 2021 tournament aiming to pull off a historic double. This would cap an astonishing career that has seen the Manchester City winger’s talent bloom – despite an inauspicious start at local minnows AAS Sarcelles and without any training at a prestigious club’s academy.

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Giant killers Equatorial Guinea edge Mali on penalties to reach quarter finals

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Equatorial Guinea continued their giantkilling run as they reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 6-5 penalty shootout victory over Mali after a goalless draw in Limbe on Wednesday.

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Egypt, starring Mo Salah, edge Ivory Coast on penalties to reach quarter finals

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Mohamed Salah scored the decisive spot-kick as record seven-time champions Egypt beat the Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in Douala on Wednesday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.

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AFCON daily: Senegal overcome nine-man Cape Verde 2-0, Morocco down Malawi 2-1

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Senegal continued their quest to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time with a 2-0 victory over Cape Verde. The Blue Sharks had two players sent off while Senegal’s Sadio Mané scored but was subbed for a concussion. Elsewhere, Morocco secured a 2-1 win over Malawi with two goal of the tournament contenders in the match. Gabadinho Mhango's 42-metre strike was cancelled out by Youssef En-Nesyri before Achraf Hakimi's free kick won the game for the Atlas Lions. Jean-Emile Jammine is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and Sports Reporter James Vasina to discuss all the action.

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