Sudan began their CHAN campaign with a 2-1 victory over Guinea in Group A, with Maki Saifeldin Bakhit missing a penalty and scoring the winner.
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The North Africans confirmed their berth in Russia after drawing 0-0 with Libya in Rades, ending the Democratic Republic of Congo's World Cup hopes.
Youssef Msanki scored a hat-trick and Naby Keita was shown a straight red as Tunisia beat Guinea 4-1 in Conakry, while Congo beat Libya 2-1.
Guinea's hopes of reaching a maiden World Cup are in tatters after Hamdou Elhouni's strike secured victory for ten-man Libya in Monastir.
The Libyans almost staged a remarkable comeback after two late points before Alkhali Bangoura's late winner.
Schalke may have beaten RasenBallsport Leipzig 2-0 in their Bundesliga opener, but the home side's sporting director was very impressed by Naby Keita.
The Belgo-Guinean striker has moved to the Jupiler League side until the end of the season.
Guinea stunned Ivory Coast and South Africa ended their Nigerian hoodoo on a day of shocks in the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday.
Algeria kicked off preparations for the 2019 Nations Cup qualifiers with a 2-1 friendly victory over Guinea at Stade Mustapha Tchaker on Tuesday.
Guinea are out of the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup after a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Argentina in their final Group A clash in Jeju on Friday.
Guinea started their U-20 World Cup campaign with a 3-0 defeat by hosts South Korea in Jeonju on Saturday as they capitulated late on.
The Ligue 1 strugglers have appointed the former national team boss as Lounceny Mara.
Jordaan was one of three prospective candidates to back out of the FIFA Council race just before next week's votes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Egypt maintained their 100 percent start to World Cup qualifying and returned to the top of Group E thanks to a 2-0 win against Ghana.
African football leaders have elected officials from Guinea and Ghana to fill two new seats on the FIFA Council.
Mark Gleeson delves into the situation surrounding Guinea's search for a new national team manager.
Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.
Guinea Bissau have qualified for the African Nations Cup. Mark Gleeson takes a look at how they're making strides in the African game.
Nigeria will not be competing at the 2017 African Nations Cup after losing 1-0 to Egypt on Tuesday.
Mohamed Salah scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Egypt at Nigeria in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Friday.
Togo won their second straight game to open African Nations Cup qualifying, 2-0 at Djibouti on Friday.
Aliou Dieng and Sekou Diarra starred as Mali overhauled Tunisia at the African Nations Championship on Sunday while Guinea beat Zambia on penalties.
Nigeria were knocked out of the 2016 African Nations Championship on Tuesday thanks to a 1-0 defeat against Guinea in their final group game.
Ebola-free Guinea clear for international soccer matches
DR Congo and Guinea earned crucial away wins in the second round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.