The draw ceremony of the second round of the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup hosted by Qatar will be held at one of the Cairo hotels.
Hossam El-Badry, the technical director of the Egyptian team and his assistant team, is watching the results of the qualifying round for the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and Al-Badry hopes to avoid major confrontations in light of the presence of several strong teams in the second level according to the Kef classification.
And 40 teams participate in the second round of the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, they are divided into 10 groups, each group includes 4 teams, including a league of two roles, to rise the leaders in the third and final round of the qualifying race.
The ten teams that qualify for the final stage are divided into two parts, each of which includes 5 teams according to the international classification, and each team from the higher category meets its counterpart from the lowest ranking system, and the five winners qualify directly for the World Cup.
The teams of Senegal – Tunisia – Nigeria – Algeria – Morocco – Ghana – Egypt – Cameroon – Mali – Democratic Republic of the Congo were in the first level, while Burkina Faso – Cote d’Ivoire teams – South Africa – Guinea – Uganda – Cape Verde – Gabon – Benin – Zambia Congo Brazzaville at level two.
And at the third level came the teams of Madagascar – Mauritania – Libya – Mozambique – Kenya – Central Africa – Zimbabwe – Niger – Namibia – Guinea-Bissau, and at the fourth level the teams of Malawi – Angola – Togo – Sudan – Rwanda – Equatorial Guinea – Tanzania – Ethiopia – Liberia – Djibouti.
It is scheduled to hold the first round of the African qualifiers for the World Cup during the period from 5-13 October..
CAF changed the proposed dates for playing the qualifying rounds, after its decision to change the date of the African Nations Championship that will be held in Cameroon next year to be held in the winter instead of being held in the summer..
And CAF sent a notification to the African teams about the deadlines for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, as follows::
First round: from 5 to 13 October 2020
The second round: from November 9 to 17, 2020
The third and fourth rounds: from 22 to 30 March 2021
Fifth round: from August 30 to September 7, 2021
Sixth Round: From 4 to 12 October 2021
The two matches of the final elimination round will be played from 8 to 16 November 2021.