Niger News and Features
A wonderstrike from Hlompho Kekana was not enough to see South Africa get the better of Cameroon, while Cape Verde were beaten by Morocco.
Nigeria had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Swaziland, while there were no goals to be seen between Comoros and Ghana either.
Swaziland took a big step towards the next stage of qualification for the World Cup in 2018 with a 6-0 hammering of Djibouti.
Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh Goals from Ahmed Musa and Moses Simon ensured Sunday Oliseh the first victory of his reign as Nigeria boss.
A friendly with west African neighbours Niger should give Sunday Oliseh a good chance to record his first win as Nigeria coach.
An Atak Lual strike to down Equatorial Guinea was enough to hand South Sudan their first competitive victory on Saturday.
Emmanuel Adebayor made a match-winning return for Togo in their 2-1 victory over Liberia in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
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.
South Africa Previous champions Nigeria and Egypt both failed to reach the Africa Cup of Nations as qualification drew to a close on Wednesday.
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