- The Black Stars will find out their World Cup play-offs opponent today at the draw to be held in Douala
- The four times African champions have been seeded in pot two and will face some of the best teams on the continent
- Ghana has been booted out of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after failing to win a single game
The senior national team of Ghana, the Black Stars will be hoping to make Ghanaians proud by reaching the 2022 World Cup after a disastrous AFCON.
The team will find out their FIFA 2022 World Cup play-offs opponents in a draw to be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022 in Douala, Cameroon.
CAF has confirmed the draw will be held today, with the ten teams that qualified from the groups seeded into two groups, according to the FIFA rankings.
“The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, African Qualifiers Third Round draw will be conducted on Saturday, 22 January 2022 in Douala, Cameroon,” wrote CAF in a post on their official website.
“The draw will start at 16:00 local time (15:00 GMT, 17:00 CAT), and will be live on CAF platforms.
“The 10 qualified teams will be divided into two levels based on the official FIFA ranking, published in 19 November 2021 as follows:
”Level 1: Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Nigeria
“Level 2: Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and DR Congo.”
Ghana will face any of the teams in level one, having dropped out of the top five teams on the continent.
The four times Africa champions had a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, after failing to win a single game before getting eliminated from the tournament.
The World Cup draw will come as a respite for the West African giants.
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Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, Ghanaians have been left outraged by the disastrous performance of the Black Stars at the Africa Cup of Nations after bowing out at the group stages for the first time since 2006.
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The four times African champions were bundled out of the tournament after a 3-2 defeat to debutants Comoros Island in the final group C match on Tuesday night.
Fans of the national team vented their anger and frustrations at the head of Ghana's technical team, Milovan Rajevac, after the team failed to win a single game in Cameroon.