Tanzania beat Uganda to qualify
John Mikel Obi captained Nigeria at the World Cup in Russia in 2018
Significant representation for the continent whose numbers have been bolstered by several high profile signings.
Egypt will host this year's Africa Cup of Nations
Mauretania qualify for Afrca Cup finals for the first time
Third matches - results so far
Enyimba, Raja, Vita Club and Masry win through
Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiers.
Alex Iwobi was part of the youngest squad at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.