Ivorian Yaya Toure heads a list of 10 nominees for this year's African Footballer of the Year award, an honour he is chasing for the third successive year.
Kwadwo Asamoah, Mehdi Benatia, Gervinho and Kevin Constant are nominees for African Player of the Year.
A late penalty secured Burkina Faso a 3-2 away win over Algeria in the first leg of their African World Cup playoff.
Key striker Alain Traore will miss Burkina Faso's World Cup play-off and has been left out for the first leg against Algeria.
Mohamed Salah scored a hat trick as Egypt won 4-2 in Zimbabwe to keep up their 100 per cent run in the World Cup qualifiers.
Round-up: PSG suffered a 1-1 home draw versus Valenciennes that slowed their march towards a first title since 1994.
Nice kept their chances alive of playing in the Champions League next season with a 3-0 win at Rennes in Ligue 1.
We select the 11 top players from the African Cup of Nations, which Nigeria won on Sunday.
List of the leading goal scorers at the 2013 African Nations Cup in South Africa: 4-Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana), Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria) 3-Alain Traore (Burkina
A hamstring injury has ruled Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike out of Sunday's African Nations Cup final, denying him a chance to finish as the tournament's
Teams for the African Nations Cup final between Burkina Faso and Nigeria at Soccer City on Sunday:
Burkina Faso coach Paul Put, whose team face Nigeria in their first appearance in an African Nations Cup final, says he is relishing their role as underdogs
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has welcomed the decision to overturn the red card shown to Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa, who is now eligible to play against
Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa, sent off in a semi-final win over Ghana, has had his dismissal rescinded by CAF.
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