Egypt and Senegal qualified for the African Nations Cup thanks to wins against Tanzania and Burundi.
First-half goals from Premier League duo Sadio Mane and Mame Biram Diouf sealed a 2-0 win for Senegal at Burundi and ensured they will win Group K, having won five games from five, scoring 11 times and conceding just twice.
The other game in that group saw Namibia run out 1-0 winners against Niger with Peter Shalulile's 15th-minute goal settling the game.
Meanwhile, a Mohamed Salah brace resolved...
Nigeria will not be competing at the 2017 African Nations Cup after losing 1-0 to Egypt on Tuesday.
Ramadan Sobhy took advantage of a missed clearance to put Egypt atop qualifying Group G at Borg El-Arab Stadium, where a longstanding ban on fans attending games in large numbers in Egypt was temporarily lifted.
Nigeria faced a must-win game after Chad withdrew from their group earlier this week. Under CAF's rules, all of Chad's previous results are thrown out, leaving Nigeria with just two points...
Cameroon moved top of Group M after securing a 2-2 draw against South Africa in their 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying clash on Saturday.
South Africa had taken the lead through Tokelo Rantie, only for Sebastien Siani to level for the hosts just before the break.
And Cameroon recovered from a losing position again in the second half after Kekana Hlompo had fired the visitors back into the lead -- scoring a screamer from inside his own half -- with Nicolas N'Koulou then grabbing a 67th-minute...
DR Congo and Guinea earned crucial away wins in the second round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
All of the African sides must get through a two-legged tie before reaching the group stage.
Firmin Ndombe Mubele scored two late goals to rally DR Congo to a 3-2 win at Burundi.
Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie opened the scoring for DR Congo, only for Burundi to equalise through Cedric Amissi, who then put his side ahead in the 83rd minute.
But Mubele found the net in the...