Egypt and Senegal both recorded wins on Saturday to qualify for the African Nations Cup to be held in Gabon next year.
The Cape Verde Islands are the top-ranked African team in the latest Fifa rankings, replacing the Ivory Coast at number one.
Bafana Bafana have been drawn in Group A for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, alongside continental titans Nigeria.
Cape Verde and Zambia were both dumped out of the Africa Cup of Nations after playing to a goalless Group B draw in Ebebiyin on Monday.
Cape Verde coach Rui Aguas believes his team can do improve on their 2013 AFCON showing if they claim victory over Zambia in their last group match.
Cape Verde Islands and the Democratic Republic of Congo played to a goalless draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash in Ebebiyin on Thursday.
Cape Verde Islands fought back from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw against Tunisia in their Africa Cup of Nations opener at the Estadio Manuel Enguru Stadium on Sunday.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that all players taking part in the Africa Cup of Nations will be tested for the Ebola virus.
We run the rule over the Cape Verde team ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
South Africa can expect their sternest test to date after being drawn in the 'group of death' for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Collins Mbesuma has praised Mpumalanga Black Aces head coach Clive Barker for helping him return to the Zambia national set-up.
Only a handful of Africa's top 30 nations moved up in the latest FIFA world rankings which were released on Thursday morning.
Yaya Toure will be looking to scoop the African Player of the Year for a third successive time following the confirmation of the nominees.
CAF are stepping up their testing of players at age group levels in order to expose those turning out in the wrong age groups.