5 African countries that qualified for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar


Africa’s heavyweights,  Nigeria and Egypt will miss the FIFA World Cup scheduled for November in Qatar as they fail to win the playoff rounds.

The Super Eagles lost the two-tie rounds by away goals to the Black Stars of Ghana while, AFCON runner-up, Egypt lost to reigning champion, Senagal in a penalty shootout.

Morocco sealed a spot in the World Cup finals as they defeat DR Congo 5-2 on aggregate. Another North African country, Tunisia edges out Mali in a 1-0 result over two legs of the qualifying rounds

Similarly, Samuel Etoo’s reigns as President of the Football Federation in Cameroon can’t get any better as the indomitables are set to make their 8th appearance at the FIFA World Cup. The highest tally in Africa.

The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition contested by the men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the firsthand  tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946, due to World War II.

The 2022 World Cup is taking place in Qatar in the winter months rather than the usual summer ones, due to the heat. The tournament kicks off on Monday November 21 at the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor with a match that will feature the host country.

This year’s tournament will feature 32 countries and 5 African representatives



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