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Ghana among top Africa seeds for 2022 World Cup qualifying draw

FIFA has named Ghana among the top seeds for Qatar 2022 FIFA World’s Cup for African teams ahead of the draw to be held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo later today (Tuesday).

Seeding pots for Qatar 2022 FIFA World’s Cup for African teams were by Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) ahead of second round draws slated for Cairo.

Black Stars of Ghana are in Pot 1 alongside Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Desert Foxes of Algeria and Teranga Lions of Senegal. Other teams in pot 1 include Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Super Eagles of Nigeria, Mali and Congo Democratic Republic.

Pot 2 comprise of Burkina Faso, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, Guinea, Uganda, Cape Verde, Gabon, Benin, Zambia, Congo, and Côte d’Ivoire.

Pot 3 is made up of Madagascar, Mauritania, Libya, Mozambique, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Niger, Central African Republic, Namibia and Guinea-Bissau while Pot 4 houses Malawi, Angola, Togo, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Liberia and Djibouti.

December, 2019 FIFA Rankings determine position of teams for seeding.

Pot 1 : Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Mali, Congo DR

Pot 2 : Burkina Faso, South Africa, Guinea, Uganda, Cape Verde, Gabon, Benin, Zambia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire

Pot 3 : Madagascar, Mauritania, Libya, Mozambique, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Niger, Central African Republic, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau

Pot 4 : Malawi, Angola, Togo, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Djibouti

The schedule

Second round: The group phase starts in March 2020 and comes to an end in October 2021.

Third round : The ten group winners will be drawn into five two-legged knockout ties to be played in November 2021

 

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

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