Sadio Mane’s Senegal hunts Mohammed Salah’s Egypt just again after the AFCON encounter at Cameroon.
Super Eagles of Nigeria were left disappointed following a 1-1 draw at ancestral soil Against the Black Shinning Stars of Ghana.
Captain Achraf Hakimi led his Moroccan side to qualification at Casablanca.
The Indomitable Lions roar at Algeria to deny Ryad Marhez and his fellow contingent an opportunity to Qatar.
Nigeria 1-1 Ghana*
Spirited Black Stars of Ghana held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja. A week ago, Ghana had stopped the Super Eagles from frying at Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana during the first header. Ghana clenched Nigeria to a barren draw, a result that impeded the Eagle’s chance to qualify.
Captain Thomas Partey’s thunderous strike in the 10th minute into the game gave Ghana an edge over Nigeria, not until the 22nd minute when Captain Troost Ekong converted a spot-kick for Nigeria.
Ghana qualified on away goal advantage and will be one of the continent delegates in Qatar 2022.
*Senegal 1-0 Egypt
Senegal replicates the same results they suffered at the National Stadium in Cairo, Egypt against thePharaohss.
Boulaye Dia’s early stunning strike made way for Senegal. The game ended at 1-0 at full time and lingered to an extra minute that saw both sides not scoring despite many close efforts from both teams.
Since the first encounter played the same result favoring Egypt, a penalty kick was observed.
Five among the nine penalties played by both sides were missed, Egypt missed three times from the spot, scoring just one. While Senegal scored three and missed two.
An outcome that fired second to Qatar ahead of rival Egypt.
Algeria 1-2 Cameroon*
Who would have thought that the Indomitable lion could stun Algeria on ancestral soil?
Well, they accomplished the task and will be playing at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Toko Ekambi’s last-minute hit sent The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon soaring at Algeria.
They will join the other four on the voyage to Qatar.
*Morocco 4-1 DR Congo.
Morocco ran riot on their visitor at the Stade Mohmed, Casablanca, Morocco. Morocco was too difficult for DR Congo to condone, as the North African side scored the most goals in the third stage of the qualifiers.
Angers midfielder Azzedine Ounahi braced, Gent midfielder Tarik Tissoudali also registered his name on the scoresheet with Captain Achraf Hakimi netting the last for his country.
DR Congo had held Morocco to a 1-1 draw last week at their home ground but became disappointed in Casablanca.
Morocco qualified on the aggregate of 5-1 and will be another representative from Africa.
*Tunisia 0-0 Mali.
Tunisia qualified for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar just with a barren draw on t of Tunisia. Tunisia previously registered a goal at Mali, which saw them off the Malian team.
Mali failed to score and was eliminated from the qualifiers.
Tunisia will join the other four representatives of Africa in the FIFA World Cup, Qatar scheduled to hold in November this year.
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