Tomorrow is World Cup qualifying for some of the world (USA-Mexico and some Asian Cup qualifying).
For Africa, it's all about getting ready for March's final Cup qualifiers.
With that in mind, the BBC's Durosimi Thomas looks ahead at the African friendly matches taking place on Wednesday ...
Nigeria play Jamaica in London.
Tunisia squares off against the always-tough Holland.
Reigning African champions Egypt play Ghana in Cairo.
South Africa plays Chile in Polokwane and Turkey takes on the Ivory Coast in Izmir.
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This game is certain to attract a big crowd, given the large Jamaican and Nigerian communities living in London.
The John Barnes-coached Reggae Boyz are way below the Super Eagles in the world rankings, and Nigeria coach Shaibu Amodu has named a strong squad.
Chelsea's Jon Obi Mikel, Joseph Yobo of Everton and Portsmouth's Nwankwo Kanu are set to turn out.
Amodu has stressed he sees the game as a crucial part of his preparations for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, which begin in March.