Chad News and Features
Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign has been thrown into chaos by Chad's decision to pull out.
South Sudan were visited by FIFA president Gianni Infantino in Wednesday's loss to Benin, while Zambia drew with Congo in AFCON qualifying.
Gabon needed a penalty shootout to advance from the second round of World Cup qualifying, while there was drama for Congo and Algeria.
An impressive showing from Madagascar saw them take the lead in their World Cup qualifying tie, while there were wins for Botswana and Chad.
Ivory Coast are without a win in their first two African Cup of Nations qualifying matches after they were held by Sierra Leone.
Two second-half goals gave Nigeria a winning start to AFCON qualifying against Chad, while Algeria, Mali and Senegal all enjoyed victories.
Odion Ighalo Odion Ighalo came off the bench to seal a 2-0 victory for 10-man Nigeria in their AFCON qualifying clash with Chad on Saturday.
John Ogu Continental powerhouses Nigeria are desperate to avoid another AFCON qualifying disappointment as they open Group G against Chad.
Stephen Keshi Just over four months since the Africa Cup of Nations final, qualification for the next staging of the tournament gets under way this week.
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