PHOTOESSAY - Africa's Up & Coming Football Talent

The first round of the 2017 African Nations Cup has now been completed and the competing teams cut from 16 to eight. There have been many outstanding performances so far, not least from some of the continent's up-and-coming young talent. NICK SAID picks out 10 players aged 23 or under who have grown their reputations in the pool phase at this year's tournament.

Afcon 2017 Some of Africa's Up And Coming Young Talent

PHOTO ESSAYS: Afcon 2017 Some of Africa's Up And Coming Young Talent

The first round of the 2017 African Nations Cup has now been completed and the competing teams cut from 16 to eight. There have been many outstanding performances so far, not least from some of the ...

Bertrand Traore of Burkina Faso with the ball in action against Cameroon.

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