Road to Brazil: 10 African Teams Compete for World Cup Glory

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  • The Final 10
  • What You Need to Know
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
  • Algeria
  • Nigeria
  • Cape Verde
  • Egypt
  • Senegal
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Ethiopia
  • Down & Out

What You Need to Know

Since July 2011, 52 teams from the Confederation of African Football have been battling for five of the 31 spots in the final tournament in Brazil. After a dynamic second round, comprised of matches played from June 2012 to Sept. 2013, 10 teams advanced to the playoffs, which will occur in Oct. and Nov. 2013. The draw on Sept. 16 will determine who plays whom and designate the five highest-raking teams among the bunch.

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