Spain's Ansu Fati is one of a few youngsters of African origin who could well have played for an African side before their Nations League debuts.
Guinea-Bissau keeper Alberto Coli's horror error cost his side in a 2-0 loss to Guinea in the quarterfinals of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations Plate.
Hosts Senegal made an impressive start to the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Guinea-Bissau in the tournament's opening match.
Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey sent Ghana into the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations with second half goals to beat Guinea Bissau 2-0.
Benin and Guinea Bissau completed a hat-trick of goalless draws at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday with a stalemate.
Cameroon put a pre-tournament pay dispute behind them to beat rank outsiders Guinea Bissau 2-0 in their opening match.
The continental minnows dented Chipolopolo's AFCON hopes with a shock 2-1 triumph in Bissau on Sunday.
Chipolopolo saw off their opponents to move up to four points in AFCON qualifying Group K.
A stunning solo goal from Piqueti was not enough for Guinea Bissau as Cameroon came from behind to win 2-1 and take pole position at African Nations.
Gabon's hosting of the 2017 African Nations Cup has not been universally popular, and a shock 1-1 draw on day one hammered home their malaise.