The Valencia midfielder scored his first goal since his nationality switch to keep the Central African Republic's AFCON hopes alive.
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Mustapha Yatabare scored in the 89th minute to give Mali a 1-0 win at Equatorial Guinea in African Nations Cup qualifying on Monday.
Ghana defeated Mozambique 3-1 in Accra in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Thursday.
South Sudan's first World Cup qualifying campaign ended early following a 4-0 defeat at Mauritania on Tuesday.
Nigeria beat Chad in their Group G opener in qualification for the 2017 African Nations Cup.