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Caf 2022 World Cup qualifiers: Which African national teams made Qatar?

By Andrew Francis

Published: 20:25, 31 March 2022

The draw for the World Cup is just days away and most of the Fifa confederations has confirmed their line-ups.

Next we’ll take a look at which nations from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) have managed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar come November of this year.

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Caf World Cup qualifying results

Qualification from Caf started all the way back in September 2019 with 28 nations entering the first round. The first round saw 14 two-legged ties, with the winners of each advancing to the second round, where they were joined by the 26 highest ranking nations from Africa.

The second round saw 10 groups of four compete, with the winner of each group advancing to the third round.

In the third round, the remaining sides played each other in two-legged knock-out ties.

The third-round games consist of five two-legged ties, with the five winners qualifying for the World Cup finals.

The results of the ties in the third round are as follows:

Match First leg Second leg
Egypt vs Senegal 1-0 0-1
Cameroon vs Algeria 0-1 2-1
Ghana vs Nigeria 0-0 1-1
DR Congo vs Morocco 1-1 1-4
Mali vs Tunisia 0-1 0-0

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Who has qualified for the World Cup from Caf?

After both legs of the third round of World Cup qualification, the final aggregate results were as follows:

Senegal  1-1 Egypt Senegal win 3-1 on penalties
Ghana 1-1 Nigeria Ghana win on away goals
Cameroon 2-2 Algeria Cameroon win on away goals
Tunisia 1-0 Mali
Morocco 5-2 DR Congo

Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Tunisia and Morocco have qualified for the 2022 Fifa World Cup from Caf.



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