There were a host of star turns at the recent CAF African Nations Championship in Côte d'Ivoire and we highlight seven of the very best.
Senegal were the only major side to fall as Round Three of the African qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa entered the final straight.
With so many places still up for grabs and a plethora of potential outcomes, FIFA.com takes you through the possible scenarios group-by-group.
With 17 places in the next round up for grabs on the final weekend of the first group phase, FIFA.com previews the action in Groups 1-6.
FIFA has decided against all games on the final matchday of the African Zone qualifying for South Africa 2010 kicking off simultaneously.
With his team facing a vital 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Libya next month, the former France star spoke about their chances.