Super Eagles Paired With Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia In 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
Published: January 21, 2020
Super Eagles Paired With Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia In 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group C of the second round of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers for Africa following the draw that took place at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.

The forty remaining teams were divided into ten groups of four, and Nigeria have been paired with Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia.

In the latest FIFA world ranking, Cape Verde occupy the 78th position, Central African Republic are 109th and Liberia 152nd.

The winner of each of the ten groups will advance to the third and final round. The five winners of the home and away ties will represent Africa at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Thirteen African countries have competed at the World Cup in the past : Cameroon (7), Nigeria (6), Morocco (5), Tunisia (5), Algeria (4), Ivory Coast (3), Egypt (3), Ghana (3), South Africa (3), Senegal (2), DR Congo (1), Togo (1) and Angola (1).

Second Round World Cup Qualifiers (CAF)

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, Ivory Coast, 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-Bissau, Sudan
Group J : DR Congo, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania

Ifeanyi Emmanuel
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