There were celebrations for three teams in African qualifying on Sunday, as Burkina Faso, Egypt and Guinea all secured first place in their groups.
Egypt clinched Group 12 and a spot in the final round with a win over Djibouti, while Angola pipped Uganda to the runners-up spot in Group 3.
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.
Benin won to join Nigeria and Cameroon in the third phase of African Zone qualifying, while Côte d'Ivoire and Egypt are on the brink of progression.