On a better pitch in Oyem, the Eagles need to beat the Cranes by a three-goal margin and hope Ghana do them a favour by beating Egypt.
Jordan Ayew is referred to firstly as the son of the legendary Abedi Pele, the younger brother of the sensational Andre, before he is his own man.
Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor will return home and ponder his options after his country exited the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ivory Coast were unable to win a game in defence of their Afcon title as Morocco and DR Congo advanced to the quarter-finals.
If Liverpool are to overcome Southampton in their second leg and reach Wembley, their defending will have to improve significantly.
Christian Atsu has been rekindling his love affair with #AFCON2017, vowing that he’ll never put any club ahead of representing Ghana.
There was no joy for Zimbabwe and Algeria in Group B on Monday night as Senegal and Tunisia went through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Denis Onyango has just one more item that he wants to tick off his bucket list before he can say that his career is fulfilled, writes Njabulo Ngidi.