Africa’s continental championships begin on Saturday in South Africa with the only sure thing seemingly that there are no sure things at the 2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigerian defender Joseph Yobo, who spent the past two seasons on loan at Fenerbahce, has joined the club on a permanent deal from Everton.
Fenerbahce recorded a 2-0 victory over Besiktas to reduce the gap to leaders Galatasaray, while Genclerbirligi claimed a late win and Sivasspor thrashed Mersin Idmanyurdu 5-1.
Everton's Nigerian defender Joseph Yobo has rejoined Fenerbahce for another season-long loan spell having helped the club to the Turkish league championship last season.
Niger edged closer to qualifying for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a win over South Africa, while Uganda lost to Angola and Nigeria beat Madagascar.