Black Stars to face Egypt in World Cup play-off

16 Sep, 2013

Ghana have been drawn against Egypt in the play-off round of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

This follows Monday’s draw ceremony held at the CAF headquarters in Egypt.

The Black Stars will play home in the first leg of the two-leg tie on the weekend of 11-15 October, with the return match set for 15-19 November.Gyan aagain

The aggregate winner after the two-leg tie qualifies to the finals in Brazil.

Kwesi Appiah’s side, who were seeded for the African third round draw reached this stage after finishing tops in the Group D ahead of Zambia in the previous round.

Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia are the teams in contention for the five slots available to the continent at the World Cup.

Play-off pairings:

Ivory Coast v Senegal

Ethiopia v Nigeria

Ghana v Egypt

Burkina Faso v Algeria

Tunisia v Cameroon

Credit: Ghana FA

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