PARTICK THISTLE 2015-2016
Significant representation for the continent whose numbers have been bolstered by several high profile signings.
Egypt will host this year's Africa Cup of Nations
Mauretania qualify for Afrca Cup finals for the first time
Third matches - results so far
Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiers.
Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year 2017
Aubameyang, Mane and Salah vie for CAF Player of the Year award.
Cameroon once again insisted it would be ready to host the tournament
Amr Fahmy will be assisted by former Ghana international Tony Baffoe.