Matches for 2014 African World Cup Revealed

Matches for 2014 African World Cup Revealed

On Monday, the Confederation of African Football announced the five matchups for the 2014 African World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.

Published September 16, 2013

The highly anticipated draw for the 2014 African World Cup took place on Monday in Cairo, Egypt, where the top 10 football teams aiming for glory in Brazil discovered their competitors for the qualifiers playoffs.

Those teams with the highest world rankings — Algeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Tunisia and Nigeria — were randomly paired with the lower-ranking Burkina Faso, Egypt, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Senegal.

The pairings:

Ivory Coast vs. Senegal

Ghana vs. Egypt

Algeria vs. Burkina Faso

Nigeria vs. Ethiopia

Tunisia vs. Cameroon

The matches will take place between Oct. 11-15 and Nov. 15-19.

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Written by Patrice Peck


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