Tunisia have moved to top spot in Group A following a narrow 1-0 win over visitors Togo in Monastir on Friday.
Youssef Msakni bagged the all-important winner just two minutes into the second half to send his side top as they became level on six points with both Togo and Liberia.
The Tunisians, however, enjoy a much better goal difference with five goals more than second-placed Togo as they become in charge after three games
In other centers Swaziland and Zimbabwe remained level at the top of Group L after a 1-1 draw.
Felix Badenhors scored for Swaziland in the second minute, but the visitors were able to equalise through a Ndokuito own goal just before half-time.
Malawi and Guinea played to a goalless draw in the group’s other game to stay three points back of the leaders.
Cheikh Moulaye Khalil scored his second goal of the game in stoppage time to give Mauratania a 2-1 win over Gambia and move them level on points atop Group M with Cameroon, ahead of the Indomitable Lions’ match against South Africa on Saturday.
Also on Friday, tournament hosts Gabon defeated Sierra Leone 2-1 in a friendly.