Mimi Fawaz catches up with new members of CAF's administration at the 67th FIFA Congress in Bahrain.
The preliminary rounds of African Nations Cup qualifying gives minnows like the Comoros Islands the chance to dream.
The Football Association of Malawi says it still needs to officially inform the Confederation of African Football of its intention to withdraw.
African Nations Cup champions Cameroon have moved up to No. 33 in the FIFA World Ranking.
Cameroon international defender Allan Nyon has told the BBC he doesn't have "any regrets" about missing the African Nations Cup.
Ghana will begin the search for a new coach to rescue their World Cup campaign after Avram Grant reportedly resigned from the role on Tuesday.