Coach McKinstry joins Jacqui Oatley and co-hosts on ITV to present AFCON 2015 to soccer fans in the UK.
Coach McKinstry will form part of the ITV team for AFCON 2015.
Also part of the team are pundits including Stoke striker Peter Odemwingie, former Nigerian international Efan Ekoku, Fabrice Muamba, Hull striker Sone Aluko, Watford defender Sebastien Bassong, and former Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune.
ITV4 will show highlights of every game from the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 as well as live matches.
In the commentary box are Clive Tyldesley, Sam Matterface, Joe Speight and Jon Champion, Nigel Adderley and David Stowell alongside Andy Townsend and Efan Ekoku.
Coverage of the tournament starts on Saturday January 17 with highlights of hosts Equatorial Guinea taking on Congo along with a match between 2013 finalists Burkina Faso and Gabon.
Live coverage on ITV4 includes a deciding match from each of the four groups, as well as both semi-finals and the final on February 8 in Bata.
Watch on TV or Online.
Coach McKinstry will be in studio on Thursday 22 January and Friday 23 January. Tune in at 10pm on ITV4.
Coverage is also available online for a limited time at https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/africa-cup-of-nations
You can also follow @johnnymckinstry on twitter.
AFCON 2015 Fixtures
You can see the official CAF list of AFCON2015 fixtures and results here