2022 World Cup play-offs: Nigeria set to discover opponents as draw holds today

The draw for the final round of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Africa section will take place today (Saturday).

Nigeria is in the hat, after they finished top of Group C in the second round to qualify.

The playoffs will see the Super Eagles and nine other group winners face each other in a two-legged knockout tie.

The five winners will fly Africa’s flag in Qatar later this year.


The highest-ranked teams by FIFA will be seeded and placed in the same pot. They will also play their first legs away from home.

Nigeria is one of the top five ranked teams on the continent and will play their first leg away from home.

Seeded Teams: Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria.

Unseeded teams: Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, DR Congo, Mali.