PRETORIA, June 7 (World Cup/African Nations Cup Qualifying) - A brace from Kagisho Dikgacoi helped South Africa get their joint 2010 World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifiers back on track after a 4-1 victory over Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.
Bafana Bafana, who are using the qualifying programme to help maintain their competitive edge as well as attempt to book their place at the next continental championships in Angola, began their Group Four campaign with a disappointing 2-0 defeat in Nigeria last week.
But they were back on song at the Super Stadium in Pretoria taking the lead after just 10 minutes through Dikgacoi.
Surprise Moriri (35) and Thembinkosi Fanteni (62) then added further goals, before Edjogo-Owono Juvenal (72) pulled one back from the penalty spot for Nzalang Nacional.
Golden Arrows midfielder Dikgacoi restored the home side's three-goal to ensure new South Africa coach Joel Santana his first competitive win in charge.
Elsewhere in the group, Nigeria needed a late winner from Joseph Yobo to overcome a spirited Sierra Leone 1-0 in Freetown.
The Everton defender scored in the 89th minute to spare his side's blushes and help them maintain their 100 per cent start to the campaign.
In Group One, the Cape Verde Islands got their first win after substitute Babanco's 72nd-minute goal handed his side all three points in a 1-0 victory over Tanzania, while Group Two saw Kenya stun Guinea 2-0 in Nairobi thanks to a Dennis Oliech brace.
The Auxerre striker was the hero for his east African team netting in the third and 55th minutes helping them to their first victory in the pool, while the Guineans remain winless.
In Tripoli, a Bruno Manga own goal helped Libya bounce back from a 3-0 trouncing to Ghana last week with a narrow 1-0 win over Gabon in Group Five.
The defender's error came after just six minutes handing the Gabonese their first loss.
Group Eight saw Morocco claim their second successive victory with a 4-1 scoreline away to Mauritania.
Tarik Sektioui opened the scoring after nine minutes with Abdessalam Benjelloun (35), Youssef Safri (58) and Houssine Kharja (81) completing the scoring for the visitors. Ahmed Teguedi netted a consolation penalty for the hosts seven minutes before full time.
Another north African team, Tunisia, bounced back from their matchday one defeat to Burkina Faso by overcoming Seychelles 2-0 in Victoria.
Issam Jemaa (10) and Chouki Ben Saada (43) were on target for the Carthage Eagles, but they remain three points off top spot after the Burkinabe won a second successive game 2-0 against Burundi.
Beli Dagano (24 and 45) hit a brace in Ouagadougou lifting his side to the summit on a maximum six points in Group Nine.
Finally, two goals from Frederic Kanoute helped Mali overcome Chad 2-1 in N'Djamena.
The Seville striker opened the scoring after five minutes, before adding a second in the 21st minute, with Hillaire Kedigui (43) claiming a consolation for the hosts.