2022 World Cup qualifiers begin in Africa.

The road to 2022 World Cup In Qatar has began in Africa as 28 countries battle it out to qualify for the group stages. The first legs of 14 first round matches began on Wednesday and will continue till Saturday, when Botswana take on Malawi.

Burundi were held 1-1 by Tanzania in the first African qualifier for Qatar 2022, whose emblem was unveiled on Tuesday, September 3. nanansem.com reports.

Lesotho also went to Addis Ababa to draw goalless with Ethiopia while Namibia went to Eritrea to beat the East Africans 2-1 in other first round qualifiers played on Wednesday.

First Round matches

Burundi V Tanzania

Ethiopia V Lesotho

Eritrea V Namibia

Somalia V Zimbabwe

Djibouti V Eswatini

Botswana V Malawi

Gambia V Angola

Liberia V Sierra Leone

Mauritius V Mozambique

Sao Tomeand Principe V Guinea-Bissau

South Sudan V Equatorial Guinea

Comoros V Togo

Chad V Sudan

Seychelles V Rwanda

The second legs are scheduled to be played between Sunday and Tuesday where by the 14 winners will join 26 teams which have drawn for the second round respectively. The second round will be played in 10 groups of four and the winners will battle it out for the five slots available for Africa in home and away matches. nanansem.com sighted.

Source : Nanansem.com

Jeffrey Nkansah Boateng.