Gernot Rohr masterminded qualification for a major tournament with at least one game to spare yet still he does not get respect from Nigerians.
Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania have become the latest countries to qualify for January's Africa Cup of Nations.
Richard Mbulu's header handed Malawi a 1-0 victory over Uganda on Monday and a place at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for only the third time.
Nigeria defeated Benin 1-0 after already having qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday due a draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone.
The field for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for next January continues to take shape as Morocco and the Ivory Coast sealed spots on Friday.
The tiny Comoros Islands qualified for the African Cup of Nations for the first time with a 0-0 draw against Togo at home on Thursday.
Cameroon have vigorously disputed the claim that Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting missed out on a national team call-up because of an administrative error.
Burkina Faso and Guinea booked their places at next year's African Cup of Nations finals from their respective qualifying groups.
Here are the 10 new faces expected to make their debuts this week's African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
While the AFCON expansion to 24 teams has taken some of the drama out of the qualifying campaign, there's still much to play for.
Nigeria want to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations in a manner that makes amends for the disappointment when they last played at home.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained the reasoning behind the two biggest decisions of his latest Nigeria squad, ahead of their Afcon qualifiers.
Former Brazil international Valdo Filho has not had his contract as coach of Congo renewed, weeks before vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Mamelodi Sundowns owner Dr. Patrice Motsepe has unveiled a 10-point manifesto for the Confederation of African Football presidency.
After taking just two points out of a possible six against Sierra Leone, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could soon be updating his CV.
Hakim Ziyech and Riyad Mahrez were easy picks, but no Nigerians made the cut for the African Dream Team of the international break.
ESPN assesses the state of play after four of six rounds of matches in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Mali and Tunisia joined the list of countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday, joining Algeria and Senegal.
Holders Algeria booked their place in the finals of Africa Cup of Nations, while the the youngest country, South Sudan, pulled off a rare win.
Senegal became the first country to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals after Sadio Mane secured a 1-0 victory away at Guinea Bissau.
Colin Udoh assesses Nigeria's performance in the 4-4 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin City.
Sierra Leone came from four goals down to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a dramatic Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Benin City.
Algeria lived up to their status as continental champions by beating Zimbabwe 3-1 to keep up their 100% record in qualifying for the AFCON.
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