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.
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.
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.
A west African derby between Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal is the most hotly anticipated of the final stage of 2013 AFCON qualifying ties, which begin this weekend.
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.
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.