The five countries to representative Africa at the 2022 FIFA World Cup would be decided on Tuesday, March 30. The big giants go head to head in tightly contested matches.
North Africa and West Africa go head to head as they dominate the continent’s play-off. There is only one West African derby between Nigeria and Ghana.
The Anglophones neighbours settled for a barren draw in Kumasi last Friday and would have to decide who goes through on Tuesday night in Abuja.
Nigeria looks favourite as a result of their home advantage and Ghana is expected to be no mean push overs.
Egypt go into Dakar to face recent rivals Senegal in a third straight fight between the two sides. The Phaorahs won by a lone goal in Cairo on Friday in the first leg. The first meeting was the African Cup of Nations finals which was won by Senegal.
Club mates, Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah would once again be at the throat of each other to decide who laughs last.
Algeria will also host Cameroon at home with an away goal advantage. Rigobert Song and his men would have to defile all odds to upset Algeria in Algiers. The Desert Foxes shocked Cameroon in Doula on Friday after pipping them by a lone goal.
The battle of the Eagles will also take place in Tunis as Carthage Eagles of Tunisia welcome the Eagles of Mali. The latter lost at home by a lone goal and would have to double their efforts to overcome favourites Tunisia.
Mali vs Tunisia
One match which involves non- West African presence is Morocco facing DR Congo at home. Bothe sides settled for a 1-1 draw in Kinshasa. Morocco are expected to win and qualify.
The post AFRICA DECIDES AS NORTH AFRICANS BATTLE WEST AFRICANS FOR WORLD CUP SPOTS appeared first on GhanaManSports.