Co-hosts Gabon put their 100 per cent record on the line against Mali, led by their former coach Alain Giresse, in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals tomorrow.
Two quickfire goals earned Le Mans a vital 3-1 victory against relegation rivals Boulogne, while St. Etienne ended Montpellier's run of five straight wins.
The Cup of Nations was a showcase for players seemingly on the cusp of greatness. We look at Egypt’s Gedo and a few other stars in the making.
Cameroon started their Nations Cup with a loss to Gabon that sent them to the bottom of Group D behind Zambia and Tunisia, who drew 1-1.
Bordeaux moved a point clear at the top of the table as they beat visitors Le Mans at Chaban-Delmas, as Grenoble suffered their tenth straight defeat.
Gabon's No1 keeper talks to FIFA.com about his nomadic club career and his nation's hopes of reaching the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.