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2022 World Cup play-offs: Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt to discover opponents in January

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed January 26, 2022, for the draw for the 2022 World Cup qualification play-offs.

This follows their Extraordinary Assembly held on Friday.

Initially, the draw had been scheduled for December 18.

The members also agreed the seeding will be done based on the January 2022 rankings whereby the top five-ranked teams will be paired with five unseeded sides.

The higher teams that have qualified for the playoffs are Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Nigeria.

The lower-ranked teams are Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Congo DR.

The top five countries will be seeded and will face the non-seed teams in the two-legged fixtures.

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