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Guide to watch the African WCQ draw live on Jan 21

Road to 2022 FIFA World Cup: Guide to watch the African Qualifying draw live on January 21, 2020

January 20, 2020 By Emmanuel K. Budu-Annor
Africa's potential representatives at the next edition of the World Cup are set to discover their next hurdle ahead of Qatar 2020.

Africa is once again gearing up for the biggest tournament in world football with Qatar 2022 slowly approaching. The 22nd edition of the competition - the very first to be held in the Arab world - will be the last to involve 32 teams with an increase to 48 teams scheduled for the 2026 tournament in North America.

Needless to say, Africa will still present four competitors to who will attempt to clinche the continent's first-ever world title. The 40 teams who qualified out of 54 teams in the first round have been seeded into four pots. 10 groups are expected to be created for the qualifiers where one side will be drawn from each of the pots. 

Ahead of Tuesday's event, Live Soccer TV is on hand to provide a complete guide on how to watch the upcoming draw for the groupings of the second round live.

What is the date for the 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw is scheduled for January 21, 2020 and will be held in Cairo, Egypt.

What is the time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw will start at exactly 10:00 PT/13:00 ET/17:00 GMT/18:00 BST.

How many countries are participating in the 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying second round?

The first 14 winners from round one join the top 26 teams whose status was determined by the FIFA World Ranking/CAF National Team rankings of December 2019. In a nutshell, 40 teams are now left to compete in the second round. 

What are the rules for the 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw?

The 40 teams have been be seeded into 4 pots based on the FIFA World Ranking/CAF National Team rankings of December 2019. They will be drawn into 10 groups featuring four teams.

Below are the teams that will be playing competing in the second round of the  2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifiers and their seeding pots:

Pot 1: Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Mali, Congo DR

Pot 2: Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa, Guinea, Uganda, Cape Verde, Gabon, Benin, Zambia, Congo

Pot 3: Madagascar, Mauritania, Libya, Mozambique, Kenya, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Niger, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau

Pot 4: Malawi, Angola, Togo, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Djibouti.

Online streaming and TV broadcast information for the 2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifying draw

  • Live video streaming available on FIFA.com and FIFA TV's YouTube channel.

  • It is important to note that the live broadcast will not available in Algeria, Bahrain, Belarus, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, IR Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Click here for information on which channel in your country or region will televise the draw live:

 

Match details, result and original broadcast info

FIFA World Cup Qualifying AFRICA Draw

January 21, 2020 1:00pmThe Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

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