The tournament which begins on Saturday 17th January, features the top 16 teams from the African continent and starts when hosts Equatorial Guinea play Congo.
Equatorial Guinea take their place in the tournament as hosts after incumbents Morocco withdrew due to concerns over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and subsequently saw their national team eliminated from the tournament.
Fronting British Eurosport's coverage are former Crystal Palace striker Mark Bright and former West Ham striker and Sierra Leone manager Leroy Rosenior, while former South Africa and Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune will be making his commentary debut.
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Fortune started his career at Tottenham Hotspur, but never played for Spurs. A move to Spain followed and he joined Manchester United from Atlético Madrid in 1999 and played at two World Cups for Bafana Bafana.
Crystal Palace legend Bright made his way to Selhurst Park via Leek Town, Port Vale and Leicester City, scoring nearly 100 goals in just over 200 appearances for the Eagles, striking up a famous partnership with Ian Wright in front of a midfield containing new Palace manager Alan Pardew.
Londoner Rosenior played for Charlton, QPR, Fulham and West Ham, before finishing his professional career at Bristol City. Rosenior is probably best remembered for his spell at West Ham, scoring in his first three matches for the Hammers, the last man to do so until new signing and Senegalese international Diafra Sakho this season.
The 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations will once again showcase the best players from the African continent. UK based players include reigning four-time African Player of the Year Yaya Toure and his Ivory Coast team mate Wilfried Bony, who may join his national captain at Eastlands in this transfer window.
Other Premier League players include tricky wingers Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace and DR Congo) and Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City and Algeria), midfielders Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham Hotspur and Algeria) and Cheick Tiote (Newcastle United and Ivory Coast) and strikers Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United and Senegal) and Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City and Senegal), as well as many more from the Premier League, Scottish Premier League and English Championship.
The tournament also provides an opportunity for less well known players to put themselves in the shop window and gain a move to the Premier League, Primera Liga, Bundesliga or Serie A.
LIVE coverage in HD starts on Saturday 17th January 2015 with the final to take place on Sunday 8th February in Bata.
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SCHEDULE: The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations LIVE on British Eurosport
Saturday 17 January
1600-1800 LIVE Group A – Equatorial Guinea vs Congo on British Eurosport 2 HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group A – Burkina Faso vs Gabon on British Eurosport 2 HD
Sunday 18 January
1600-1800 LIVE Group B – Zambia vs DR Congo on British Eurosport 2 HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group B – Tunisia vs Cape Verde on British Eurosport 2 HD
Monday 19 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group C – Ghana vs Senegal on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group C – Algeria vs South Africa on British Eurosport HD
Tuesday 20 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group D – Ivory Coast vs Guinea on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group D – Mali vs Cameroon on British Eurosport HD
Wednesday 21 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group A – Equatorial Guinea vs Burkina Faso on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group A – Gabon vs Congo on British Eurosport HD
Thursday 22 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group B – Zambia vs Tunisia on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group B – Cape Verde vs DR Congo on British Eurosport HD
Friday 23 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group C – Ghana vs Algeria on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group C – South Africa vs Senegal on British Eurosport HD
Saturday 24 January
1545-1800 LIVE Group D – Ivory Coast vs Mali on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE Group D – Cameroon vs Guinea on British Eurosport HD
Sunday 25 January
1745-2000 LIVE Group A – on British Eurosport HD and British Eurosport 2 HD
Monday 26 January
1745-2000 LIVE Group B - on British Eurosport HD and British Eurosport 2 HD
Tuesday 27 January
1745-2000 LIVE Group C - on British Eurosport HD and British Eurosport 2 HD
Wednesday 28 January
1745-2000 LIVE Group D – on British Eurosport HD and British Eurosport 2 HD
Saturday 31 January
1545-1800 LIVE quarter-final on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE quarter-final on British Eurosport HD
Sunday 1 February
1545-1800 LIVE quarter-final on British Eurosport HD
1845-2100 LIVE quarter-final on British Eurosport HD
Wednesday 4 February
1830-2100 LIVE semi-final on British Eurosport HD
Thursday 5 February
1830-2100 LIVE semi-final on British Eurosport HD
Saturday 7 February
1600-1815 LIVE third-place play-off on British Eurosport 2 HD
Sunday 8 February
1830-2115 LIVE final on British Eurosport HD
British Eurosport channels are available on BT TV, Sky, Virgin Media and UPC Ireland. Also available online and on a range of devices including mobile, tablet, selected connected TVs and consoles via Eurosport Player: www.eurosportplayer.com
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