Breaking: CAF confirms Nigeria as one of 2022 World Cup Playoffs draw top seeds

The Confederations of African Football, CAF, has confirmed Nigeria as one of the top seeds for the playoffs draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 African Qualifiers.

The Executive Committee of CAF also announced the date for the draw at its executive council meeting held on Friday January 7, 2022.

The FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 African Qualifiers draw will be conducted on 22 January 2022 in Douala, Cameroon.

The 10 qualified teams will be divided into two levels based on the official FIFA ranking, published in November 2021.

The five highest ranked teams will play against the five least ranked teams (the first leg will be played at home of the lower ranked teams).

According to the ranking published on the 19th of November 2021 after the last round, the distribution of the teams on the two pots shall be as follows:

Level 1: Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Nigeria

Level 2: Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and DR Congo

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