2022 World Cup play-off: Pinnick reveals CAF decision on Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana matches

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has revealed details of the meeting of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Exco on Thursday.

Pinnick said the FIFA Rankings for November would be used to determine the seeding for the CAF World Cup qualifying Draws in January.

He said: “The CAF Executive Committee met and decided that the last FIFA Rankings in November will be used for the World Cup Draws.”

The 2022 World Cup play-off draw would be held on January 26.

The first leg fixtures will take place at the lower-ranked team’s home.

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.


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