Super Eagles to know World Cup playoff foe in January as CAF postpones draws

The draw for the FIFA World Cup qualification play-offs has been postponed to next year following a CAF decision on Friday at the Extraordinary Assembly.

The draw which was initially scheduled for 18 December 2021 will now be done on 26 January 2022.

According to the decision, the January 2022 rankings will be used to seed the teams for the draw.

Top five ranked teams at the time of the draw will seeded and will paired against the other five unseeded countries.

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, DR Congo, Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Mali booked their places after the group stages of the qualifications.

Related content you may like