Thimothee Atouba's Cameroon were well beaten by Egypt although two goals in injury time from Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o reduced the deficit from 3-0 to 3-2. Cameroon are now third in Group Three.
Mbulelo Mabizela's South Africa suffered a late 1-0 defeat against DR Congo and now sit fourth of six in Group Two.
The biggest surprise sees Fredi Kanoute's Mali - African Nations semi-finalists - struggling at the bottom of Group One after a 2-2 draw against.Senegal. Mali led twice but were pegged back in the last minute by Celtic's Henri Camara.
The World Cup hopes of three of our players took a knock on Sunday.