It's a crazy old tournament, the Africa Cup of Nations Ã¢ÂÂ and this year's competition should be no exception. Jonathan Wilson gives you the loco lowdown on what to expect in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
He won't be there himself Ã¢ÂÂ South Africa were one of several 'established' nations not to qualify Ã¢ÂÂ but Tottenham midfielder Steven Pienaar will be watching the Africa Cup of Nations as a true fan...
Tuesday was another happy day in MarcaÃ¢ÂÂs extreme graphics department. In previous weeks the Photoshop-wielding group had been called upon to put together an incredibly disturbing photograph that morphed together the faces of Gonzalo HiguaÃÂn and Karim Benzema to make the perfect striker. That call of duty was followed by a splendid mock-up of the French striker as Puss in Boots, complete with a catÃ¢ÂÂs face and whiskers.
Welcome to our new ACoN section. To begin with, Jonathan Fadugba Ã¢ÂÂ Editor of Just-Football.com (and chief correspondent for FFT.com's United States of Africa) Ã¢ÂÂ looks at the recent past and immediate future of African footballÃ¢ÂÂ¦