Comebacks, shocks as continental line-up set

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Four teams reversed their ties from the first leg in the final qualifying stage for January's CAF Africa Cup of Nations, although Cameroon suffered a shock elimination at the hands of a resurgent Cape Verde Islands.

Big guns facing elimination

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There will be tension across the entire African continent this weekend as 15 berths for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations go on the line, with a number of upsets on the cards.

Elephants rampage, Indomitable Lions fade

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Côte d'Ivoire impressed in a goalfest against Senegal, holders Zambia left a lot to do in the second leg, and four-time winners Cameroon slumped to defeat. FIFA.com reviews the latest CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Hosts slam doors in AFCON preliminaries

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Nigeria and Cameroon were among the big names to advance to the final round of 2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, however seven-time African champions Egypt have it all to do in a fortnight.

Surprises continue in Africa

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Nigeria struggled to a scoreless away draw, Cameroon needed a late goal to win and Kenya beat Togo as qualifying for next year’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations got underway on Wednesday.