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Benin produced the shock result of Sunday's African World Cup qualifiers as they beat Mali 1-0 in Group H.
Ghana made certain of their progress into the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup as they held outgoing Guinea to draw.
Guinea coach Michel Dussuyer is desperate to spring an upset at Ghana's expense in the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Guinea kept their hopes of progressing to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals alive as they thumped 10-man Botswana 6-1
Botswana captain Dipsy Selolwane will make his return in Saturday's crunch AFCON clash with Guinea in Group D.
Mali began their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 win over West African rivals Guinea in Group D.
West African rivals Mali and Guinea will be looking to take a giant stride towards the quarter-finals when they kick off their Group D campaigns.
Ahead of Saturday's big kick-off in the AFCON read our guides for each of the 16 participating nations.
Guinea are just one of 16 teams set to contest the 2012 AFCON finals. This way for a full overview of Michel Dussuyer's squad.
Former Sion striker Pascal Feindouno has revealed that clubs have contacted him for a potential move in January.
The opening round of qualifiers for the 2012 African Nations Cup saw wins for Ghana, Zambia and Guinea.
Ivory Coast booked their place in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 5-0 win over Guinea.
Guinea could be missing key players for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final with Ivory Coast.
Guinea sealed their passage into the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-1 draw with Nambia.
Pascal Feindouno scored twice and was sent off as Guinea beat Morocco 3-2 in Group A.
Morocco have been hit by the loss Soufiane Alloudi ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash with Guinea.
Ghana played down concerns over John Pantsil following the opening game of the African Cup of Nations.
A brilliant goal in the final minute from Sulley Muntari gave hosts Ghana a 2-1 win over Guinea in the opening match of the 2008 ACN.
The 26th biannual African Cup of Nations gets under way on Sunday evening with hosts Ghana going head-to-head with Guinea.
Ghana go into the competition as favourites and are expected to cruise through a straightforward group.