Cameroon were made to work hard to open the defence of their AFCON title with a win, as Ghana became the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog.
Ivory Coast began their campaign in the African Cup of Nations' toughest group with a 1-0 win over South Africa on Monday.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez was on target as Algeria overcame Kenya 2-0, while Senegal began their AFCON campaign by beating Tanzania by the same score.
Trezeguet scored the only goal as hosts Egypt opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo.
Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0.
Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations against hosts Egypt.
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Brighton and Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma will miss the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to a shoulder injury.
Manchester United have confirmed Eric Bailly has suffered a medial ligament injury and will miss the rest of the season, and the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Zimbabwe Football Association have confirmed the death of a fan in a stampede outside of the National Stadium in Harare on Sunday.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has won the African Footballer of the Year award for the second year in succession.
Reigning champions Cameroon has been stripped of the right to host next year's African Cup of Nations.
Wilfried Zaha has withdrawn from Ivory Coast's squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Central African Republic and has returned to London.
Mohamed Salah scored directly from a corner before being forced off with a muscle injury in the closing stages of Egypt's 4-1 win over Swaziland on Friday night.
Daniel Cousin has been named Gabon coach after the country's football federation initially announced the role would be shared with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father.
Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has been named 2017 African Player of the Year.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will attend the African Footballer of the Year Awards in Ghana, 24 hours before Liverpool host Everton.
Jurgen Klopp says Sadio Mane could return from injury when Liverpool visit West Ham on Saturday.
Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 after collapsing during a training session in China.
Newcastle United and manager Rafa Benitez led the tributes after the news that Cheick Tiote had died at the age of 30 in China.
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