2022 World Cup: calendar and results of qualifying Africa

The draw for the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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Text by: David Kalfa Follow |

Ndiasse Sambe Follow |

Nicolas Bamba Follow

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Qualifications in Africa (CAF) for the 2022 World Cup are scheduled from September 2019 to March 2022. Five countries will represent the continent in Qatar, after three qualifying rounds.

Find here the schedule and results of the 158 matches.

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WORLD CUP 2022: GROUP PHASE (September to November 2021)

Group A: 1. Algeria (10 pts +17) 2. Burkina Faso (10 pts +8) 3.Niger (3 pts -9) 4.Djibouti (0 pt, -16)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Algeria vs Djibouti

8-0

& Niger vs Burkina Faso

0-2

Day 2 (September 2021):

Djibouti vs Niger

2-4

& Burkina Faso vs Algeria

1-1

Day 3 (October 2021):

Djibouti vs Burkina Faso

0-4

& Algeria vs Niger

6-1

Day 4 (October 2021):

Burkina Faso vs Djibouti

2-0

& Niger vs Algeria

0-4

Day 5 (November 2021):

Djibouti vs Algeria & Burkina Faso vs Niger

Day 6 (November 2021):

Algeria vs Burkina Faso & Niger vs Djibouti

Group B: 1.Tunisia (10 pts +8) 2.Equatorial Guinea (7 pts 0), 3.Zambia (4 pts -3) 4.Mauritania (1 pts -5)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Tunisia vs Equatorial Guinea

3-0

& Mauritania vs Zambia

1-2

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Equatorial Guinea vs Mauritania

1-0

& Zambia vs Tunisia

0-2

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Equatorial Guinea vs Zambia

2-0

& Tunisia vs Mauritania

3-0

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Zambia vs Equatorial Guinea

1-1

& Mauritania vs Tunisia

0-0

Matchday 5 (November 2021):

Equatorial Guinea vs Tunisia & Zambia vs Mauritania

Day 6 (November 2021):

Tunisia vs Zambia & Mauritania vs Equatorial Guinea

Group C: 1.Nigeria (9 pts +4) 2. Cape Verde (7 pts +1) 3. Central African Republic (4 pts -2) 4.Liberia (3 pts -3)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Nigeria vs Liberia

2-0

& Central African Republic vs Cape Verde

1-1

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Central African Republic vs Liberia

0-1

& Cape Verde vs Nigeria

1-2

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Liberia vs Cape Verde

1-2

& Nigeria vs Central African Republic

0-1

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Cape Verde vs Liberia

1-0

& Central African Republic vs Nigeria

0-2

Day 5 (November 2021):

Liberia vs Nigeria & Cape Verde vs Central African Republic

Matchday 6 (November 2021):

Nigeria vs Cape Verde & Liberia vs Central African Republic

Group D: 1. Ivory Coast (10 pts +5) 2. Cameroon (9 pts +4) 3.Malawi (3 pts -5) 4.Mozambique (1 pts -4)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Cameroon vs Malawi

2-0

& Mozambique vs Ivory Coast

0-0

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Malawi vs Mozambique

1-0

& Ivory Coast vs Cameroon

2-1

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Malawi vs Ivory Coast

0-3

& Cameroon vs Mozambique

3-1

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Ivory Coast vs Malawi

2-1

& Mozambique vs Cameroon

0-1

Day 5 (November 2021):

Malawi vs Cameroon & Ivory Coast vs Mozambique

Day 6 (November 2021):

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast & Mozambique vs Malawi

Group E: 1.Mali (10 pts +7) 2. Uganda (8 pts +2) 3.Kenya (2 pts -6) 4.Rwanda (1 pts -3)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Mali vs Rwanda

1-0

& Kenya vs Uganda

0-0

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Rwanda vs Kenya

1-1

& Uganda vs Mali

0-0

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Rwanda vs Uganda

0-1

& Mali vs Kenya

5-0

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Uganda vs Rwanda

1-0

& Kenya vs Mali

0-1

Day 5 (November 2021)

: Rwanda vs Mali & Uganda vs Kenya

Day 6 (November 2021):

Mali vs Uganda & Kenya vs Rwanda

Group F: 1.Egypt (10 pts +5) 2.Libya (6 pts -2) 3.Gabon (4 pts -1) 4.Angola (3 pts -2)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Egypt vs Angola

1-0

& Libya vs Gabon

2-1

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Angola vs Libya

0-1

& Gabon vs Egypt

1-1

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Angola vs Gabon

3-1

& Egypt vs Libya

1-0

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Gabon vs Angola

2-0

& Libya vs Egypt

0-3

Matchday 5 (November 2021):

Angola vs Egypt & Gabon vs Libya

Matchday 6 (November 2021):

Egypt vs Gabon & Libya vs Angola

Group G: 1.South Africa (10 pts +4) 2.Ghana (9 pts +3) 3.Ethiopia (3 pts -3) 4.Zimbabwe (1 pts -4)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Ghana vs Ethiopia

1-0

& Zimbabwe vs South Africa

0-0

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Ethiopia vs Zimbabwe

1-0

& South Africa vs Ghana

1-0

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Ethiopia vs South Africa

1-3 

& Ghana vs Zimbabwe

3-1

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

South Africa vs Ethiopia

1-0

& Zimbabwe vs Ghana

0-1

Day 5 (November 2021):

Ethiopia vs Ghana & South Africa vs Zimbabwe

Round 6 (November 2021):

Ghana vs South Africa & Zimbabwe vs Ethiopia

Group H: 1.Senegal (12 pts +9) 2.Togo (4 pts -2) 3.Namibia (4 pts -4) 4.Congo (2 pts -3)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Senegal vs Togo

2-0

& Namibia vs Congo

1-1

Day 2 (September 2021):

Togo vs Namibia

0-1

& Congo vs Senegal

1-3

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Togo vs Congo

1-1

& Senegal vs Namibia

4-1

Day 4 (October 2021):

Congo vs Togo

1-2

& Namibia vs Senegal

1-3

Day 5 (November 2021):

Togo vs Senegal & Congo vs Namibia

Day 6 (November 2021):

Senegal vs Congo & Namibia vs Togo

Group I: 1.Morocco (12 pts +13), 2.Guinea-Bissau (4 pts -6), 3.Guinea (3 pts -3), 4.Soudan (2 pts -4)

Matchday 1 (September 2021):

Morocco vs Sudan

2-0

& Guinea-Bissau vs Guinea

1-1

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Sudan vs Guinea-Bissau 

2-4

Matchday 2 (October 2021): 

Guinea vs Morocco

Postponed

 -

1-4

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Sudan vs Guinea

1-1

& Morocco vs Guinea-Bissau

5-0

Matchday 4 (October 2021):

Guinea vs Sudan 

2-2

 Sudan & Guinea-Bissau vs Morocco

0-3

Day 5 (November 2021):

Sudan vs Morocco & Guinea vs Guinea-Bissau

Day 6 (November 2021):

Morocco vs Guinea & Guinea-Bissau vs Sudan

Group J: 1. Tanzania (7 pts +1), 2. Benin (7 pts +1) 3. DR Congo (5 pts +1), 4.Madagascar (3 pts -3)

Day 1 (September 2021):

DR Congo vs Tanzania

1-1

& Madagascar vs Benin

0-1

Matchday 2 (September 2021):

Tanzania vs Madagascar

3-2

& Benin vs DR Congo

1-1

Matchday 3 (October 2021):

Tanzania vs Benin

0-1

& DR Congo vs Madagascar

2-0

Day 4 (October 2021):

Benin vs Tanzania 

0-1

& Madagascar vs DR Congo

1-0

Day 5 (November 2021):

Tanzania vs DR Congo & Benin vs Madagascar

Day 6 (November 2021):

DR Congo vs Benin & Madagascar vs Tanzania

WORLD CUP 2022: RETURN DAMS (March 2022)

WORLD CUP 2022

: PRELIMINARY ROUND OUT (September 2 to 10, 2019) *

* In bold, qualified teams.

Ethiopia - Lesotho

0-0

Somalia - Zimbabwe

1-0

Eritrea - Namibia

1-2

Burundi - Tanzania

1-1

Djibouti - Eswatini

2-1

Botswana - Malawi

0-0

Gambia - Angola

0-1

Liberia - Sierra Leone

3-1

Mauritius - Mozambique

0-1

Sao Tome and Principe - Guinea-Bissau

0-1

South Sudan - Equatorial Guinea

1-1

Comoros - Togo

1-1

Chad - Sudan

1-3

Seychelles - Rwanda

0-3

WORLD CUP 2022: PRELIMINARY ROUND BACK (September 2 to 10, 2019)

Lesotho -

ETHIOPIA 1-1

ZIMBABWE

- Somalia

3-1

NAMIBIA

- Eritrea

2-0

TANZANIA

- Burundi

1-1 AP, 3 TAB 0

Eswatini -

DJIBOUTI 0-0

MALAWI

- Botswana

1-1

ANGOLA

- Gambia

2-1

Sierra Leone -

LIBERIA 1-0

MOZAMBIQUE

- Mauritius

2-0

GUINEA-BISSAU

- Sao Tome and Principe

2-1

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

- South Sudan

1-0

TOGO

- Comoros

2-0

SUDAN

0-0

Chad

RWANDA

- Seychelles

7-0

NB: Fifty-four African countries are supposed to participate in the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. Twenty-eight of them first played a preliminary round, with home and away matches.

The fourteen survivors, as well as twenty-six automatically qualified nations, were then divided into ten groups of four teams.

Finally, the first of each group will take part in the jump-offs.

The five winners of these round trips will represent Africa in Qatar.

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