Egypt's Mohamed Salah and Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala were named as the top players in Africa at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday.
From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.
Cameroon won a fifth CAF Africa Cup of Nations title following their 2-1 come-from-behind win over Egypt in the Gabon 2017 Final in Libreville after second-half goals from substitutes Nicolas N'Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar.
After failing to live up to their considerable CAF Africa Cup of Nations pedigree of late - having missed the last three tournaments - Egypt suddenly find themselves on the brink of an eighth continental title and a FIFA Confederations Cup trip.
We preview the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2017 final between Cameroon and Egypt, with the victor booking their ticket, and the final spot, at the upcoming FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
FIFA.com reviews the first of two CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals as tournament old-stagers Egypt narrowly ended the fairytale run of Burkina Faso.
Egypt and Ghana advanced to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 semi-finals with wins over Morocco and Congo DR respectively. FIFA.com reviews all the action from west Africa.
FIFA.com takes a closer look at the fate of the Pharoahs, with a record-extending eighth CAF Africa Cup of Nations the goal for Hector Cuper's Egypt, if they can maintain the defensive stability that saw them through to the knockout stages of Gabon 2017.
With the group stage now over at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA.com runs the rule over a number of players who have already boosted their reputations
FIFA.com looks back on a dramatic group phase at the Africa Cup of Nations that left the holders and hosts out and saw Burkina Faso, Congo DR, Egypt and Senegal qualify as section winners.