- Nigerian join nine other African nations that will battle the five tickets for the Qatar 2022 World Cup playoffs
- The likes of Senegal, Algeria, Morocco, Mali, Egypt, Cameroon, Tunisia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tunisia also made it through
- Nigeria topped Group C despite being forced to a 1-1 draw by Cape Verde at the Teslim Balogun Stadium
Ten African nations have qualified into the playoffs of the World Cup and would be drawn against each other to get the final five countries.
Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia and DR Congo made it through the second round of qualification.
The top five African sides will be seeded and a draw will be conducted in April 2022, to know the final pairings of teams.
Only one team made it out of the group phase as all the qualifying teams topped their respective groups.
The likes of Senegal, Algeria, Morocco, Mali, Egypt topped their groups without losing any of the six matches while other group leaders recorded on defeat respectively.
A two-legged clash will now decide the five African teams that would fly the continent's flag next year in Qatar.
Nigeria will be looking to make their seventh appearance in the biggest soccer fiesta after coming out tops in Group C
The Super Eagles' first World Cup appearance was in the United States in 1994 then qualified for the 1998 edition in France, 2002, 2010, 2014 and 2018 respectively.
Who has qualified for the World Cup?
In Europe, a number of big names have already secured their ticket to Qatar 2022.
Qualifying fixtures came to a close on Tuesday, November 16, with reigning champions France and England securing their slots in the tournament.
Belgium, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Serbia, Netherlands and Switzerland are also among the nations who secured their tickets, with some doing so in dramatic fashion on the last day of the qualifiers.
Three more nations from Europe will join the others in Qatar, albeit through the gruelling playoffs scheduled for March 2022.