The draws conducted on Tuesday night in Cairo, Egypt saw Uganda placed in Group E with the first game to be played in October this year.
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Cranes will face Mali and CECAFA teams Kenya and Rwanda in the Group stage of
the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers.
conducted on Tuesday night in Cairo, Egypt saw Uganda placed in Group E with
the first game to be played in October this year.
“This is a
group that presents great opportunity, but also intriguing challenges. We look
forward to the journey,” said Uganda’s coach Jonathan McKinstry after the draw.
Captain of the French Men’s national football team Marcel Desailly and Coach of
Côte d’Ivoire’s Women’s national football team, Clementine Toure assisted CAF
Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu conducted the draw for the group phase.
representing 40 countries across the CAF region were divided into ten groups of
four teams each for the penultimate stage of the continental journey to Qatar.
round-robin of matches that start in October this year, the winners of the ten
groups will qualify to the Final Round of the continental qualification on the
journey to Qatar.
Round will see the ten teams drawn into five home and away ties, with the five
winners securing the ticket to represent Africa at the tournament scheduled for
21 November to 18 December 2022 in Qatar.
Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea
Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia
Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Biisau, Sudan
Group J: DR
Congo, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania