After taking just two points out of a possible six against Sierra Leone, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could soon be updating his CV.
Hakim Ziyech and Riyad Mahrez were easy picks, but no Nigerians made the cut for the African Dream Team of the international break.
ESPN assesses the state of play after four of six rounds of matches in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Mali and Tunisia joined the list of countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday, joining Algeria and Senegal.
Holders Algeria booked their place in the finals of Africa Cup of Nations, while the the youngest country, South Sudan, pulled off a rare win.
Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau.
Colin Udoh assesses Nigeria's performance in the 4-4 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin City.
Sierra Leone came from four goals down to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a dramatic Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Benin City.
Algeria lived up to their status as continental champions by beating Zimbabwe 3-1 to keep up their 100% record in qualifying for the AFCON.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr called up 10 foreign-born players ahead of Afcon qualifiers against Sierra Leone, the most ever in a Super Eagles squad.
ESPN picks six players to watch in the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifying double-headers as the teams continue on the Road to Cameroon
Preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations is rarely serene, but the build-up to the 2022 tournament has been like no other.
We look at six players who may feel they have a score to settle in Bafana Bafana's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe.
Carlisle United midfielder Dean Furman knows the curtains are closing on his South Africa career, but he's not content to go gently into the night.
While Victor Osimhen and Joe Aribo were named in Nigeria's squad to face Sierra Leone, Al Ahly's Junior Ajayi was not as fortunate.
While Nigeria have risen in the FIFA rankings, coach Gernot Rohr's focus is on the more important Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November.
The AFCON is no stranger to upheaval. Five tournaments, five major changes... and that was before Africa began reeling under the strain of COVID-19.
The Confederation of African Football has suspended the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the FIFA break due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Kelechi Iheanacho's good form has earned the Leicester striker an expected recall to Nigeria's squad, throwing the cat amongst the Super Eagles.
Kanu would have preferred the competition to stay in June-July, in order to protect players from prospective club-versus-country disputes.
Ed Dove runs through the key talking points from opening rounds of Afcon qualifiers across Africa.
Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind to stun the Ivory Coast with a 2-1 vict
Egypt, without injured striker Mohamed Salah, lacked a cutting edge in front of goal as they were held to a 0-0 draw by tiny Comoros Islands.
Victor Osimhen has finally broken through at international level with the Super Eagles, and coach Gernot Rohr deserves credit for his emergence.
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