Group D favourites Cameroon and the Ivory Coast breathed a sigh of relief as both came from behind to draw their opening ties.
Mali and Cameroon played to a 1-1 draw in their opening Group D match at AFCON 2015 in Malabo.
Cameroon skipper Stephane Mbia says the absence of Samuel Eto'o from the AFCON tournament is a blow for the whole continent.
The DRC needed a stoppage time equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw against Cameroon in an AFCON warm-up match.
West Ham's on-loan midfielder Alex Song has announced that he is retiring from football with Cameroon with immediate effect.
Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations.
Cameroon will begin their preparations for AFCON 2015 with a squad get-together in Yaounde on January 5.
Algeria, Cameroon and South Africa will qualify for the AFCON 2015 if they win their qualifiers on Wednesday.
No Drogba or Eto'o, but Ebola and other problems remain for the final African Cup qualifiers scheduled across Africa.
Cameroon midfielder Jean Makoun follows Eto'o into international retirement after failure to make the African Cup of Nations squad.
Review the biggest World Cup shocks in history after Germany's 7-1 rout of hosts Brazil in Tuesday's semi-final.
FIFA have revealed they have found "no indication of any match manipulation" by the Cameroon national team at the 2014 SWC.
Star striker Neymar has scored twice as Brazil beat Cameroon to march into the World Cup last 16 with first place in Group A.
A recap of the scoring and commentary from the SWC match between Cameroon and Brazil.
Cameroon midfielder Alex Song has been handed a three-match ban for his bizarre elbow assault on Croatia's Mario Mandzukic.