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Aubameyang to face Salah in World Cup qualifying

Tue 21 January 2020 | 18:47

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah will come face-to-face in World Cup qualifiers in Africa's second round.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah will face off in the second round of qualifying for World Cup 2022, with Gabon and Egypt drawn in the same group.

Salah's Egypt and Aubameyang's Gabon will join Libya and Angola in Group F in the second phase of African qualifying for the finals in Qatar.

Group D pits Cameroon and Ivory Coast together along with Mozambique and Malawi, while Nigeria will face Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic and Liberia in Group C.

Africa Cup of Nations holders Algeria will meet Burkina Faso, Niger and Djibouti in Group A, while 2019's beaten finalists Senegal were drawn with Congo, Namibia and Togo in Group H.

Group G sees Ghana and South Africa pitted against Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

The group phase runs from March 2020 until October next year, with the 10 group winners drawn into five two-legged knockout ties to be played next November.

Groups in full:

Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, DjiboutiGroup B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial GuineaGroup C: Nigeria, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, LiberiaGroup D: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, MalawiGroup E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, RwandaGroup F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, AngolaGroup G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, EthiopiaGroup H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, TogoGroup I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, SudanGroup J: Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania.


source: SportMob