2022 World Cup final qualifying round: Super Eagles to know opponent January 22nd


The Confederation of African Football, (CAF) will conduct the draw for the final qualifying round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup on January 22nd, 2022.

The Super Eagles and the remaining nine teams will be aware of their foes in the final hurdle before the five teams that will represent Africa will emerge.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) also announced the date for the 2023 AFCON qualifiers draws.

Cote d’Ivoire is set to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), for the second time in the country’s history and first time since 1984 when it was hosted in Abidjan.

CAF announced on Saturday night that the draw for the tournament’s qualifiers will be held during the Africa Cup of Nations, on 21st January in Douala, Cameroon.

The preliminary round of the qualifiers will be played in a knock-out system and will include the lower ranked teams in accordance with the FIFA rankings. The teams qualified from this round will then reach the group stage composed of 48 teams.

As for the draw for the final qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup, it will be conducted the following day, 22 January 2022 in Douala, Cameroon.

The 10 qualified teams will be divided into two levels based on the official FIFA ranking, published in November 2021.


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