South Africa caused an upset by beating Morocco as Mali proved too good for Burkina Faso to secure their place in the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Romain Saiss was on target as Morocco beat Tanzania 3-0, while Brentford forward Yoane Wissa helped DR Congo to a 1-1 draw with Zambia in the Afcon on Wednesday.
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Rosella Ayane features in Represent, a one-off Sky Sports series exploring how heritage, nationality and ethnicity interlink to make an athlete's sporting identity.
Jorge Vilda has been appointed as the new manager of the Morocco women's team after being sacked as Spain women's coach.
World Cup 2030 is set to be held in six countries across three continents, while Saudi Arabia could be set to host the 2034 edition of the tournament.
Kadidiatou Diani and Eugenie Le Sommer played starring roles as France defeated Morocco 4-0 in the Women's World Cup to set up a quarter-final clash with Australia.
Jamaica, Morocco and South Africa all qualified for the last 16 of the Women's World Cup for the first time. Now, the former two face their knockout fixtures.