Tunisia made it two wins from two, while South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire all had to make do with away draws on Saturday in the African qualifying campaign for Brazil 2014.
Algeria are just one of the African favourites making tricky away debuts this weekend in Brazil 2014 qualifying, while Ghana travel to face continental champions Zambia. FIFA.com previews a heavy schedule of crucial fixtures in Africa.
African champions Zambia lost 2-0 in Sudan, while the team they beat in the continental final, Côte d'Ivoire, defeated Tanzania on a busy Saturday of 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action.
On its tenth anniversary, FIFA.com recalls how El Hadji Diouf terrorised a stellar France defence as Senegal recorded one of the biggest upsets in FIFA World Cup™ history to get the Korea/Japan extravaganza off to a thrilling start.
The Brazil 2014 preliminaries reach the group stage in Africa this weekend with a host of continental giants seeking to ease anxieties by making a positive start to their respective campaigns.
Liberia captain Anthony Laffor has a dream of leading the young Lone Stars to a feat not even national icon George Weah could achieve - qualification for the FIFA World Cup™.