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The 2018 World Cup qualifying draw for Africa; all you need to know ahead of the draw in Cairo

Published on: 24 June 2016
The 2018 World Cup qualifying draw for Africa; all you need to know ahead of the draw in Cairo
African teams

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are both in the top pots for their World Cup qualification campaigns and will find out their opponents this afternoon

Football bosses on the continent have gathered in Cairo today as CAF prepares for the all-important qualifying draw for the 2018 World Cup.

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire’s impressive form over the past 12 months have earned both of them top seeding spots for the qualifying campaign, as they bid to reach the finals.

Ghana has been to the World Cup finals three time consecutively since making a debut in 2006.

When is the draw?

The draw will take place on this afternoon at 15:00GMT live from Cairo, with all the top CAF and world football officials in attendance.

We say 3pm, but we all know how these draws drag on, and on, and on...

Where can I watch the draw?

The draw will be shown live on Supersport. But you can follow all of the news from the draw exclusively here at GHANAsoccernet.com

Who is in which pot in the African draw?

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The seeds for 2018 World Cup qualifying draw for Africa

Pot 1: Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia

Pot 2: Cape Verde, Congo DR, Egypt, Mali and Nigeria.

Pot 3: Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Morocco and South Africa.

Pot 4: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Libya, Uganda and Zambia

By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter

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