Qatar 2022 WCQs: Zambia drawn against Tunisia in group B
Zambia has been drawn in group B for the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
This follows a ceremony held at The Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt and saw the 14 first-round winners and the 26 highest-ranked African nations in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking drawn into ten groups of four.
The Copper Bullets who are still searching for their maiden appearance at the global showpiece have been drawn against Tunisia, Mauritania, and Equatorial Guinea.
DRAW DONE ✅
1⃣2⃣0⃣ matches to be played before the next stage of the #WCQ ⚽
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The second round is scheduled to begin in October 2020, when the teams will play each other home and away in a mini-league format.
The ten group winners will progress to the third and final round, which will feature five two-legged play-off ties.
Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea
Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Liberia
Group D: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan
Group J: Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania.
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