RELIVE: 2022 World Cup qualifiers draw for Africa

Ahram Online , Tuesday 21 Jan 2020

Ahram Online provided live updates of the World Cup draw for Africa, which took place in Cairo on Tuesday


The World Cup qualifying draw for Africa took place in Cairo as Egypt were drawn with Gabon, Libya and Angola in Group F.

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Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti

Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea 

Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Liberia 

Group D: Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi 

Group E: Mali, Uganda, KenyaRwanda 

Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola 

Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia 

Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo 

Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan 

Group J: DR Congo, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania 

Soccer Football - 2022 World Cup - African Qualifiers Draw - Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt - January 21, 2020 General view during the draw REUTERS

According to African governing body CAF, the teams are divided into Four Pots based on the latest FIFA World Rankings (December 2019), with 14 teams from the First Round joining the 26 top ranked teams, who drew a buy at the preliminary round.

Each Pot consists of ten teams and the composition is as 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

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