10 African World Cup Qualifying Matches Coming This Weekend

By Peter Pedroncelli AFKI Original Published: November 9, 2016, 4:50 am
World Cup Qualifying - El Arabi Hillel Soudani for Algeria. Photo: foot mercatoEl Arabi Hillel Soudani is on form for Algeria. Photo: foot mercato

The third round of African World Cup qualifying continues this coming weekend, as the second set of matches see 20 teams from the continent left with a chance of securing one of the five spots allocated to the African continent.

The 20 teams have been drawn into five groups of four teams each, with the winner of the group after a round-robin format qualifying for Russia 2018. This weekend 10 fixtures will be played around the continent in the group stages.

Here are 10 African World Cup qualifying matches to look out for this coming weekend.

Sources: FIFA.

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