UEFA have approved the launch of a Nations League from 2018, with the new tournament to be played every second year.
Slovenia's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup were dashed by a 1-0 defeat in Switzerland on Tuesday night.
Slovenia kept their World Cup qualification hopes alive as they came out on top against Cyprus.
Albania's World Cup qualifying hopes suffered a blow as Kevin Kampl's first-half goal gave Slovenia a 1-0 win.
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Iceland's hopes of claiming a top-two finish in World Cup qualifying Group E suffered a body blow as they slumped to defeat at home to Slovenia.
A look ahead to Friday's action in World Cup qualifying Group E.
A goal in each half helped Slovenia earn an impressive 2-0 friendly win over Turkey in Germany on Friday night.
Tottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals to sink Slovenia and keep Iceland's hopes of World Cup qualification alive.
Markus Henriksen hopes Norway can beat Albania in Friday's World Cup Group E qualifier, as Slovenia take on Iceland.
Gabon caused upset as they held Portugal to a draw, while Didier Drogba scored as Ivory Coast triumphed in Austria.
Tim Matavz scored twice as Slovenia picked up their first points of the World Cup qualifying campaign at the expense of Cyprus in Maribor.
John Arne Riise scored a priceless injury-time penalty to earn Norway a narrow 2-1 win over Slovenia in Oslo in Group E.
Ten-man Switzerland began their World Cup qualifying campaign with a win on a night when there were also victories for Iceland and Albania.
Holland were stunned by Belgium, Argentina beat Germany and Russia drew in Fabio Capello's first match as manager.
There were mixed results for Euro 2012 hopefuls as Spain won but Germany conceded five in Switzerland and Holland lost to Bulgaria.
Slovenian striker Milivoje Novakovic has confirmed he is to put his club Cologne before his country and retired from international football.
Hull City star Robert Koren has announced his retirement from international football with Slovenia.
Scotland have confirmed a friendly away to Slovenia in February as part of Craig Levein's plans for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Craig Levein is lining up a friendly against Slovenia ahead of Scotland's World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign.