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2022 World Cup: All you need to know as FIFA conducts draw for Africa

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FIFA on Tuesday, will conduct the draw for the second round of African qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The event will take place in Cairo, Egypt and a total of 54 African nations will discover their opponents.

14 first-round winners will be joined by the 26 highest-ranked African nations in the most recent FIFA World Ranking).

The 40 teams will be drawn into 10 groups of four, with only the section winners advancing to the third round.

The second round group phase matches are scheduled to start in March 2020 and end in October 2021.

The pots:

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

Pot 2: Burkina Faso, South Africa, Guinea, Uganda, Cabo 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



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