Here is the KingFut roundup of the results in the second matchday...
- AFCON Roundup: Guinea Bissau denied historic win
- Baba Rahman out for the rest of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
- El Hadary: I’m happy with everything but I want more
- Hosts Gabon suffer injury setback ahead of Cameroon clash
- Maqassa sign Wadi Degla’s Ragab Nabil
- OFFICIAL: Al Ahly target Ebenezer Assifuah joins Le Havre
- Grant: Happy for the three points, Ghana can do better
- Uganda coach Micho blames ‘stage fright’ for Ghana defeat
- Thievy Bifouma joins Turkey’s Osmanlispor
- Hector Cuper: Our group is now more complicated
Tunisia qualify to AFCON with point against Botswana
Taking their tally to 11 points, with one game to spare, Tunisia guarantees at least second place in the group while Botswana have their first point on the table.
The Tunisians travelled to Gaborone without three of their important players, Bordeaux’s Wahbi Khazri was out due to suspension while Saber Khalifa and star-man Youssef Msakni are injured.
The Zebras of Botswana put a morale boosting performance however, Tunisia managed to hold on to the draw they needed to qualify ahead of their home clash against Egypt.
Elsewhere in the continent, one more qualifier game was played and it saw Ivory Coast thrash hosts Sierra Leone 5-1 in Group D.
The first-half ended 1-1 with goals from Kolo Toure 8′ and Mustapha Bangura 25′. The Elephants stepped up the gears in the second half and won emphatically, with goals coming from Salomon Kalou 50′ & 74′. Max-Alain Gradel 53′ and Gervinho 60′.
The win boosts Ivory Coast’s chances of qualification as they climb to second place in the group with nine points ahead of DR Congo who are away to Cameroon tomorrow.
The top two teams from each of the seven groups, plus the best third placed team, qualify to the 2015 AFCON which will now be hosted by Equatorial Guinea.
As it stands, Egypt remain the best third placed team and with today’s draw, between Botswana and Tunisia, they have a chance to lead the group provided they beat Senegal tomorrow and Tunisia in five days.