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Official: African World Cup Qualifying Groups Revealed

The groups for the African 2022 World Cup qualifiers were confirmed on Tuesday evening, with Bafana Bafana being drawn against Khama Billiat's Zimbabwe.

Click through to see all groups of the African World Cup qualifiers. 

Qualification gets underway during the first international break of the new year in March, with final qualifying round set to conclude in October 2021.

All 40 nations have been drawn into 10 groups but only the group winners will advance to the final phase of qualifying, which is scheduled for November 2021.

South Africa, whose last World Cup appearance came in 2010, have been drawn in Group G alongside Ghana, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

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Full draw:

Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso , Niger, Djibouti,

Group B: Tunisia , Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea,

Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde , Central African Republic, Liberia

Group D: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, 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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