Top 5 African Nations to be Eliminated at the 2022 World Cup
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | Africa has just launched their representative list at the 2022 World Cup. The African Federation (CAF) itself only has five ticket portions. Africa will be represented by Senegal, Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Ghana.
On the other hand, many great countries did not make it to the 2022 World Cup because they lost in the qualifying session or were eliminated in the group stage. More or less any country, huh?
Here are the Top 5 African Nations to be Eliminated from the 2022 World Cup
1. Ivory Coast
In the African zone qualification, there are 10 groups, each of which is divided into 4 teams. Only the group winners who advance to the next set have the potential to win the 2022 World Cup ticket. Unfortunately, Ivory Coast, which was given several star players, must be happy to be in 2nd place in Group D.
They only collected thirteen points. This figure is two points lower than Cameroon, which is the group winner. With this, Ivory Coast was confirmed to be absent from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
After meeting in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final, Senegal and Egypt met in the ticketing match for the 2022 World Cup. Egypt had won the first-round match with a score of 0-1. Unfortunately, Egypt had to lose 0-1 in the second round until the match continued with a penalty shootout.
Egypt lost on penalties to Senegal with a score of 1-3. Egypt star Mohamed Salah was unsuccessful in completing a penalty after his shot bounced over Edouard Mendy's goal.
Algeria must face a tough enemy in the African zone 2022 World Cup qualifying session. Against Cameroon, Algeria won 1-0 during a visit to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations host base. Unfortunately, Algeria actually lost 1-2 when serving Cameroon. Cameroon and Algeria aggregate to 2-2. Cameroon has the right to slide into the 2022 World Cup because of winning on away goals from Algeria.
Nigeria is one of the favorite countries to advance to the 2022 World Cup. In the first round, Nigeria was held by Ghana with a score of 0-0. In the second round, Nigeria actually achieved a balanced result over Ghana with a score of 1-1.
However, Ghana managed to excel on away goals because the match was carried out in Nigeria. Finally, Nigeria had to accept its defeat in the competition for the 2022 World Cup ticket in Qatar.
It was confirmed that Mali did not qualify for the 2022 World Cup. This was inseparable from the result of a draw in the second round over Tunisia with a score of 0-0. In the first round, Mali itself lost to Tunisia at home with a score of 0-1.
In terms of player material, Tunisia is indeed better than Mali. Initially, Mali lost 0-1 to Tunisia in the 2021 African Cup of Nations on January 12, 2022 yesterday.
The 5 countries did not manage to slide into the 2022 World Cup. Even though they were favorites to go to Qatar at the end of 2022 later.