Senegal and Egypt qualified for the African Nations Cup thanks to wins against Burnundi and Tanzania.
Nigeria will not be competing at the 2017 African Nations Cup after losing 1-0 to Egypt on Tuesday.
Cameroon moved top of Group M after securing a 2-2 draw against South Africa in their 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying clash on Saturday.
Nigeria advanced to the third round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland on Tuesday.
African giants Senegal and Ghana were both held to draws away from home as their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaigns got off to a shaky start.
South Sudan's first World Cup qualifying campaign ended early following a 4-0 defeat at Mauritania on Tuesday.
Ghana eased to victory over Mauritius in their opening 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier, while Cameroon left it late to beat Mauritania.
Radamel Falcao lifted Colombia to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a friendly on Saturday as his team tunes up for the Copa America.
One cannot help but understand Moussa Maazou's decision to step away from playing internationally with Niger, writes Firdose Moonda.
Stefan de Vrij's header opened the scoring in the 13th minute, and Davy Klaassen doubled the advantage in the 16th.