Here are five things to know about Africa's final World Cup play-offs and the last 10 countries in contention for five spots in Brazil.
Striker Didier Drogba has hit back at a Fenerbahce fan who waved a banana at him and teammate Emmanuel Eboue during a league encounter.
Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba tells James Riach of the unique bond he has with the manager who gave Chelsea a taste for glory.
Côte d'Ivoire has dealt with last month's failure in Afcon by dropping Didier Drogba in switching its focus to next year's World Cup.
Didier Drogba's Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua has expressed outrage over his move to Turkish side Galatasaray, saying he was still their player.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba could move to either AC Milan or Juventus in the January transfer window, said his agent Carlos Arino Bajo.
Serie A champions Juventus have made "significant progress" in their bid to sign Didier Drogba, who has agreed to an 18-month deal, reports said.
More than 300 fans gathered in Shanghai to welcome Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba on his much-anticipated arrival on Saturday.
Ivorian great Didier Drogba has told his Chelsea teammates he is leaving the Champions League winners because he doesn't fancy being on the bench.
Didier Drogba capped his eight years in London by lifting the Champions League trophy that his boss Roman Abramovich has longed for.
Didier Drogba has helped Chelsea stun Champions League title defenders Barcelona with a 1-0 upset victory in their first-leg semifinal.
Côte d'Ivoire are out to finally do justice to their reputation when they take on Zambia in a compelling Africa Cup of Nations final.
Football fans are gearing up for Sunday's royal battle between Chipolopolo and the Elephants in the African Cup of Nations final.
And then there were four -- Mali and Ghana have completed the semifinal line-up at the Africa Cup of Nations, after tense wins over Gabon and Tunisia.
Zambia and Côte d'Ivoire knocked out two gutsy underdogs, reaching the African Cup of Nations semifinals with 3-0 wins.
The Africa Nations Cup minnows are putting up a surprising fight and challenging the status quo.
It may be Didier Drogba's last chance to win the African Cup of Nations as Côte d'Ivoire again begins its quest for a long-awaited continental title.
After signing Nicolas Anelka and rumours Shanghai Shenhua would target Didier Drogba next, the Chinese club confirmed it was looking for more players.
Although the odds seem heavily in favour of Bafana Bafana, a loss could also increase the pressure.