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Know the 5 African teams to have qualified for Qatar 2022 World Cup

By Vincent Ashitey
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The five teams going to represent Africa at the 2022 World Cup have been confirmed after the qualifiers were completed on Tuesday.

Cameroon on Tuesday night joined the 4 other nations to have qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after recording a win over Algeria.

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The Indomitable Lions won at the death to seal the World Cup qualification at the expense of Algeria in Blida.

Rigobert Song's side beat Algeria 2-1 after extra time to qualify on a 2-2 aggregate away goal rule. 

Elsewhere, Senegal are going to Qatar 2022 after beating Egypt in another penalty shootout.

Sadio Mane scored the winning spot-kick for Senegal, after Liverpool teammate Mo Salah had sent his penalty over the crossbar.

Egypt have now lost back-to-back shootouts against Senegal, who beat them by the same method in February's Africa Cup of Nations final.

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Senegal's appearance at Qatar 2022 will be just their third at a FIFA World Cup.

In Abuja, Black Stars of Ghana have booked a place at the 2022 World Cup despite a scoring draw against Nigeria on Tuesday

Ghana picked up one of the five African slots after edging Nigeria on away goal rule after a 1-1 aggregate. The first leg in Kumasi ended 0-0 while the second leg finished 1-1 in Abuja.

Earlier, Morocco overcame DR Congo 4-1 thanks to an Azzedine Ounahi double and goals from Achraf Hakimi and Tarik Tissoudali. Tunisia held Mali to a goalless draw but went through 1-0 on aggregate for their second successive World Cup.


Nigeria 1-1 Ghana (Agg: 1-1)
Senegal 1-0 Egypt (Agg: 1-1)
Algeria 1-2 Cameroon (Agg: 2-2)
Morocco 4-1 DR Congo (Agg: 5-2)
Tunisia 0-0 Mali (Agg: 1-0)

Qualified teams:


This will be the last time the competition will have 32 teams, with the 2026 edition in the United States, Canada and Mexico set to host 48 teams.