In what could be a keenly contested Group I, once the first round qualifiers are decided, Cameroon and Libya will look to overcome recent inconsistencies to force their way through to the final qualifying round.
Paul Le Guen sat down with FIFA.com as he is set to lead Oman into the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualification, he discussed his move to the Middle East, his time with Cameroon and success at Lyon.
Galatasaray's perfect start to the season was ended after they were held to a draw by Eskisehirspor, leaving them two points adrift of Fenerbahce.
Fulham, Roma and Galatasaray all progressed comfortably to the play-off round amid a flurry of goals on a busy night of Europe League action.
DR Congo coach Patrice Neveu has pulled a major surprise, omitting Galatasaray forward Shabani Nonda from his squad for a crucial qualifier.
Exactly 60 days after their heartbreaking semi-final exit at UEFA EURO 2008, the stars of the Turkish football scene return to domestic action.