To miss one open goal is unfortunate, but to miss two just moments apart is... well, just ask Lesotho forward Tumelo Khutlang.
Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria qualified for next year's Africa Cup of Nations, while Guinea, Mauritania and Ivory Coast joined them.
The Warriors fell to a 1-0 defeat away in Liberia, but remain atop Group G heading into the final round of qualifiers.
The Valencia midfielder scored his first goal since his nationality switch to keep the Central African Republic's AFCON hopes alive.
The 2012 champions fell to a 1-0 loss away from home and will miss next year's tournament.
Jordan Ayew returned to score twice as Ghana took a step towards the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win away in Ethiopia.
Uganda skipper Denis Onyango is determined that the Cranes will extend their clean-sheet record to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Uganda will be without Farouk Miya and captain Denis Onyango for Tuesday's international friendly against Nigeria in Asaba.
Coach Gernot Rohr would not dwell on two disallowed goals against South Africa as he celebrated Nigeria's qualification for the 2019 AFCON finals.
We bring you five observations from Nigeria's point of view after the Super Eagles played to a 1-1 AFCON qualifying draw in South Africa.
Stuart Baxter says he is "proud and frustrated" after South Africa played to a 1-1 draw with Nigeria on Saturday.
Who were Nigeria's key men as they held South Africa 1-1 on Saturday to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations?
Uganda head coach Sebastien Desabre is proud of the manner in which the Cranes qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Tanzania are on the brink of ending their near four-decade wait for AFCON qualification, and will qualify if they beat Lesotho on Sunday.
Nigeria sealed their place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against South Africa in their Group E qualifier on Saturday.
Uganda have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Cape Verde 1-0 in Saturday's Group L qualifier in Kira.
The Flames fell to a 2-1 defeat by Comoros on Saturday to ensure the Atlas Lions' participation in next year's showpiece.
The Atlas Lions are on the brink of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after securing a 2-0 victory on Friday.
The Pharaohs defeated the Carthage Eagles 3-2 in a North African derby on Friday, with Mohamed Salah netting a late winner.
While a defeat to Nigeria wouldn't be a disaster for South Africa, the AFCON qualifier has the feel of a pivotal moment for the country's football.
Zimbabwe are on the brink of reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, but can they sustain this success?
Despite his fine form, Henry Onyekuru is unlikely to start for Nigeria in this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.
For the first time since September 2015, Nigeria approach a match without any of their three first-choice midfielders in a matchday squad.
Zimbabwe face a stern test when they travel away to Liberia in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Tickets are not selling well for Bafana Bafana's crucial AFCON qualifier against Nigeria at FNB Stadium on Saturday, a big red flag for SAFA.
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