The chase by African countries for a place in
the 2018 Fifa World Cup begins in October
after Fifa held its draw in St Petersburg on
The qualifying stages have been grouped into
three phases with the lowest ranked countries
on the continent to begin the preliminary
stages from 5-13 October 2015. The winners
of the first round will join the 27 countries,
ranked highest in Africa in a home and away
World Cup 2010 host South Africa have been
handed a tough draw in the second round as
they clash with Angola, while African
champions Cote D’Ivoire will face the winner
between Liberia and Guinea Bissau. West
African giants Ghana will take on the winner
between Comoros Island and Lesotho.
The winners after the second round will be
paired into five groups consisting of four
countries each and they will face each other
in a home and away ties from October 3,
2016 to November 14, 2017, with each group
winner automatically qualifying to the 2018
Fifa World Cup in Russia.
Full second round draw for Africa:
Cameroon v Somalia/ Niger
Tunisia v Sudan/Mauritania
Guinea v Gambia/Namibia
Congo v São Tomé and Príncipe/ Ethiopa
Egypt v Chad/ Sierra Leone
Ghana v Comoro/Lesotho
Nigeria v Djibouti/Swaziland
Mali v Eritrea/Botswana
Congo v Seychelles/Burundi
Cote d’Ivoire v Guinea-Bassau/Liberia
Senegal v CAR/Madagascar
Cape Verde v Mauritius / Kenya
Algeria v Tanzania / Malawi
Sudan v Zambia
Libya v Rwanda
Morocco v Equatorial Guinea
Mozambique v Gabon
Benin v Burkina Faso
Togo v Uganda
Angola v South Africa
10 Ghanaian Football Legends who sold Ghana to the world
Ghana Football has been blessed with several great talents and legends that sold our game to the entire world.
These players excelled in the game and made waves across the world.
Thier exploits bestowed on them legendary status and they will forever have their names written in the history books of Ghana football.
Here is a list of 10 Ghanaian Football legends who sold Ghana to the world.
- Abedi Pele
Arguably the greatest footballer Ghana has ever produced and one of the greatest African footballers of all-time.
Pele won the African Best player on three occasions, 1991, 1992 and 1993.
He played for several European clubs and found his fame in the French Ligue 1 with Lille and Marseille, the latter where he won the UEFA Champions League in 1993.
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