Madagascar achieved unarguably the brightest moment in their footballing life after beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 on Tuesday, to qualify for next year’s final tournament with two matches to spare.
Kenya’s Harambee Stars inched closer to a first ever African Cup of Nations appearance in 14 years after blanking Ethiopia’s Walia Ibex 3-0 at a fully packed Moi Sports Centre Kasarani on Sunday.
A brace from Emmanuel Okwi at the Mandela National Stadium helped Uganda to reclaim the top spot of Group L after with a 3-0 home victory over Lesotho on Saturday.
Tunisia moved a step closer towards qualification after a hard fought lone goal victory over Niger on Sunday in Rades, near Tunis.
A clinical performance saw South Africa easily brush aside Seychelles with a comfortable 6-0 scoreline in a Group E Day Three qualifier on Sunday in Johannesburg.
Nigerian Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick, Moroccan Faycal Fajr spared blushes and Zimbabwean Knowledge Musona was a hero and villain in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Saturday.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah scored direct from a corner but was later injured as Egypt romped to a 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over eSwatini on Friday.
Ethiopia and Kenya settled for a barren draw in a Group F Day Three clash on Wednesday at a packed Bahir Dar National Stadium.
Following the FIFA’s decision to suspend the Sierra Leone Football Federation, CAF confirmed the cancellation of both matches between Ghana and Sierra Leone on 11 October in Kumasi, Ghana and the 14 October in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Chipolopolo broke their 2019 AFCON qualifier drought on Wednesday at home with a convincing 2-1 home over Guinea Bissau at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka to collect their first Group K win.