An expected confrontation between Egypt and Algeria in the final stage of the World Cup qualifiers
The Egyptian team is close to ascending to the decisive stage of the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, after it topped its group with 10 points, as it needs only two points from its next two matches against Angola and Gabon to confirm its rise, after the difference with the Libyan team widened to 4 full points to make the team unique. Al-Masry topped the group.
According to the current qualifiers system, the Egyptian team is expected to meet Algeria in the decisive stage adopted by the two-legged system, to determine the five qualified teams from Africa to the World Cup.
The 40 competing teams were divided into 10 groups of four teams, and the champion of each group qualifies for the decisive round. As for the last stage, each team faces two home and away matches, then the five winners qualify for the World Cup, and the confrontations will be determined according to the latest classification of the teams in FIFA, where The first five teams in the African classification will be parties to the matches without facing each other, while each of them will meet the other five lowest ranked teams in two matches, with the decisive second leg in the top five countries.
According to the latest ranking, Egypt is ranked sixth in Africa, which means that it will face one of the five highest-ranked teams in the continent, in order of Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Nigeria.
It is difficult to change the standings next month, given the difference with the Nigerian team in the number of points, which is 50 points.
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