2022 World Cup: Nigeria May Face Any Of Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana In Play-Offs


The Super Eagles of Nigeria have made it to the final qualifying round for the 2022 World Cup after they secured a draw in their match against Cape Verde on Tuesday.

Apart from Nigeria, other teams that booked their places in the play-off round are Senegal, Mali, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, DR Congo, Tunisia, Cameroon, and Algeria.

The play-off round will be played in a home and away format and five aggregate winners will be picked to represent Africa at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The teams in the play-off round are divided into the top five ranked teams (Senegal, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria) and the bottom five teams (Egypt, Cameroon, Mali, Ghana, and DR Congo).

The top five ranked countries will be drawn against the bottom five ranked team on December 18, 2021 and the matches will commence in March 2022.

Nigeria will therefore face any of Egypt, Cameroon, Mali, Ghana and DR Congo in the final qualifying round.

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