England and Spain both recorded straightforward victories in their World Cup warm-up matches, but it wasn't plain sailing for all the nations heading to Brazil.
Bafana Bafana have been drawn in Group A for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, alongside continental titans Nigeria.
Steve Biko have withdrawn from the Champions League because of lack of funds, handing Algeria's ES Setif a bye into the next round.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah from FC Basel in a deal thought to be worth £11million.
Chelsea have beaten Liverpool to the signing of Mohamed Salah after confirming the capture of the Egypt international.
Al Ahly midfielder Mahmoud Hassan, otherwise known as Trezeguet, could be on the verge of joining Scottish champions Celtic.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly are hoping to convince club legend Mohamed Aboutrika to reverse his decision to quit the game.
Bob Bradley's regin as Egypt coach has come to an end after he failed to guide the country to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Ghana have booked their place at the 2014 World Cup, despite falling to a 2-1 defeat to Egypt in the second-leg at the Air Defence Stadium.
Ghana's Sulley Muntari has warned his team-mates against complacency as they head into the second leg of their World Cup qualifier against Egypt.
Egypt will be looking to overturn the 6-1 deficit suffered at the hands of Ghana when the two World Cup hopefuls lock horns in Cairo.
Yaya Toure will be looking to scoop the African Player of the Year for a third successive time following the confirmation of the nominees.
Al Ahly have placed Ahmed Abd El-Zaher on the transfer list for using a controversial hand gesture to celebrate his Champions League goal.
Ghana legend Abedi Ayew Pele has backed Cairo's ability to ensure the Egyptian and Ghanaian players' safety during their World Cup qualifier.
- Aboutrika makes league protest
- Al Ahly 2-0 Orlando Pirates
- Al Ahly v Orlando Pirates
- Orlando Pirates v Al Ahly
- Key men for Soweto showdown
- Ahly coach draws battle lines
- Salah concedes WC defeat
- Africa's five golden tickets
- Ghana 6-1 Egypt
- Ghana v Egypt
- Ghana to request WCQ switch
- England v Egypt
- Ghana 0 Egypt 1
- Egypt 4 Algeria 0
- Egypt 3 Cameroon 1 (AET)
- Egypt v Cameroon
- Egypt 2 Benin 0
- Egypt v Benin
- Egypt 2 Mozambique 0
- Egypt v Mozambique
- Egypt 3 Nigeria 1
- Egypt v Nigeria