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Senegal, who defeated Egypt as in the final of the African Cup of Nations, Cameroon, overthrowing against Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Ghana, won their qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday. at the end of the return play-offs from the Africa zone.
Senegal 1- 0 Egypt (3-2 tabs) (0-1 in the first leg) : the Lions still get rid of the Pharaohs
In a new and white-hot Abdoulaye-Wade stadium, the Senegalese won the second ticket of the evening for Qatar. Beaten 1-0 in the first leg in Egypt, Senegal caught up with Boulaye Dia early in the game, before it all came down to penalties.
In two months, the Pharaohs will have lost an African Cup and a place in the World Cup against the Lions of Teranga. The Senegalese will for their part participate in a third edition of the World Cup.
Nigeria 1 – 1 Ghana (0-0 in the first leg): Ghana eliminates the Nigerian favorite
All it took was a draw in Ghana against Nigeria (1-1) in Abuja to get their ticket to the 2022 World Cup. Thanks to their double count away goal [la règle est toujours en vigueur en zone Afrique, NDLR]the Black Stars won their qualification.
Ghanaian captain Thomas Partey opened the scoring with a long shot (10and), before William Troost-Ekong equalized on penalty (22and).
Tunisia 0 – 0 Mali (1-0 in the first leg): the Tunisians settle for a draw
Thanks to a draw against Mali (0-0) obtained in Tunis, Tunisia validates its ticket for Qatar. The own goal signed in the first leg by Moussa Sissako was enough for the Carthage Eagles. The latter have already played in the 1978, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2018 Worlds.
Morocco 4 – 1 DR Congo (first leg 1-1): the Atlas Lions offer themselves a festival of goals
Morocco qualified for the 2022 World Cup thanks to its 4-1 victory against the Democratic Republic of Congo in Casablanca.
Azzedine Ounahi, author of a double (21st, 54th), Tarik Tissoudali (45 + 7) and Achraf Hakimi (70th) offered their country a sixth participation in a World Cup. Ben Malango reduced the score for the Congolese at the end of the game (77th).
Algeria 1 – 2 Cameroon ap (first leg 1-0): Cameroon wins at the last second
Cameroon qualified for its eighth World Cup by beating Algeria (2-1 ap) thanks to a last-second goal from Karl-Toko Ekambi (120th +4), in Blida.
The Indomitable Lions, beaten in the first leg (1-0), shattered the dream of the Algerians who had just scored (118th) by Ahmed Touba. Éric-Maxim Choupo-Moting (22nd) opened the scoring.