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Recap: Africa World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Round 3

African teams are taking part in the World Cup Qualifiers with the aim of taking a spot in the five available berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Ducor Sports brings you a recap of Round 3 of the Qualifiers as we identify those who still stand a chance and those who do not.

Group A

Tunisia sits at the top of the group with 10 points after its 2 all draw against DR Congo who are behind the group leaders with 7 points. Guinea sits third with 3 points and Libya comes last with 3 points as well. Libya will tassel it out against Congo DR on 7th October at Mustaha Ben Jannet Monastir as Guinea faces Tunisia at the Stade du 28 Septembre Conarky

Group B

Nigeria top the group with 10 points  followed by Zambia on 7 points and in third place, the African champions Cameroon with 3 points while Algeria were knocked out as they sit last with one point. Nigeria will come up against Zambia in a bid to seal its spot at the most coveted competition on 7th October at Godswill Akpanio International Stadium as Cameroon meets Algeria at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisports Pavillion Yaounde

Group C

In possibly the most competitive group, Ivory Coast sit on top with 7 points  after losing 1-2 to Gabon while Morocco come second with  6 points. Gabon comes third with 5 points  and Mali last with 2 points. Mali faces Ivory Coast on 6th October at Stade 26 Mars (National Stadium) Bamako while Morocco will be looking to go top of the group table when it faces Gabon at home.

Group D

Burkina Faso leads the group with 6 points followed by Cape Verde Islands in second with 6 points as well after stunning South Africa in their 2-1 victory. Senegal sit third with 5 points (game in hand) as South Africa lounges as the bottom with one point (game in hand). Bafana bafana will face Burkina Faso on 7th October at the FNB stadium Johannesburg

Group E

Egypt tops the group with 9 points after a hard fought 1-0 win over Uganda at home. Uganda comes second with 7 points, Ghana sits third with 5 points after their 5-1 win over Congo while Congo sits last with one point. Uganda will hope to regain top spot when it faces Ghana on 7th October at Mandela National Stadium Kampala.


Featured Photo:  Courtesy of Nigeria Super Eagles Twitter account

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