Africa Decides Who Plays Whom For Qualification To Qatar 2022 World Cup
By Iwedi Ojinmah 29 days ago
All the ping pong balls have been plucked from their respective containers and the forty teams that will be contesting for the African slots at the Qatar 2022 World Cup have been determined .
To ensure as much parity as possible the teams had earlier on been divided into four pots which looked at follows.
Pot 1: Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Mali, DR Congo
Pot 2: Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa, Guinea, Uganda, Cape Verde, Gabon, Benin, Zambia, Congo
Pot 3: Madagascar, Mauritania, Libya, Mozambique, Kenya, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Niger, Namibia, Guinea Bissau
Pot 4: Malawi, Angola, Togo, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Djibouti
The 10 group winners will then be drawn into five two-legged knockout ties to be played in November 2021.
Senegal entered the draw as the highest-ranked African nation (20th), followed by...
In any case, after all was said and done this is how the teams will face off in what, at least on paper, looks like will be an exciting competition between the best teams Africa has
The group details are:
Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea
Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia
Group D: Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Biisau, Sudan
Group J: DR Congo, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania
We wish all the teams good of luck and that only the very best Africa has to offer end up representing the continent in the tournament scheduled for 21 November to 18 December 2022.