AFRICA

Qatar 2022: 40 African nations begin the search for 2022 FIFA World Cup tickets


At least 40 members of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will begin the search for a ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar when the qualifiers begin in October this year.

Countries hoping to make it to Qatar discovered their fates when the draw for the Group Phase of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers took place in Cairo, Egypt.

The teams were divided into ten groups of four teams each for the penultimate stage of the continental journey to Qatar. And after a round-robin of matches, the winners of the ten groups will qualify to the Final Round of the continental qualification to Qatar.

The Final Round will see the ten teams drawn into five home and away ties, with the five winners securing the ticket to represent Africa at the tournament scheduled for 21 November to 18 December 2022 in Qatar.

Qatar 2022 qualifying draw:

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
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