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FIFA World Cup 2022 African qualifiers Round 2 to begin on November 11 - get full schedule

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Round 2 of FIFA World Cup 2022 African qualifiers resumes on Thursday, November 11 with Uganda opening the proceedings against Kenya. 

With only two matches left for each team to play in the second round, the action is expected to intensify. Of the 10 groups, only two teams - Senegal and Morocco - have won their first four matches, making them the only nations to advance to the third round already.

Meanwhile, as many as 17 teams have already been eliminated while it is all to play for as far as the likes of Algeria, Tunisia, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Egypt and South Africa are concerened.

The Mohamed Salah-led Egypt are in Group F alongside Libya, Gabon and an Angola team that’s already eliminated. Egypt have won three of their four matches so far and will be up against Angola and Gabon next.

Algeria, led by Riyad Mahrez who has scored four goals in the qualifiers, are in Group A and are currently the highest-scoring team in the Africa qualifiers with 19 goals in just four matches. Six of those 19 goals have been scored by Islam Slimani. Algeria’s next matches are against Djibouti and Burkina Faso. 

Group B leader Tunisia have won three of their four matches, drawing one and are one of the 10 teams that are yet to lose a match in the Africa qualifiers so far. Their next assignments come against Equatorial Guinea and Zambia.

Meanwhile, South Africa are currently the joint-lowest goal-scoring team amongst the group leaders. The Group G table-toppers have scored just five goals in four matches and have conceded once. 

Here’s the full list of fixtures for Round 2 of the FIFA World Cup 2022 African qualifiers.

FIFA World Cup 2022 African qualifiers Round 2 schedule, fixtures and India match times

Day and Date Match Time (IST)
Thursday, November 11 Uganda vs Kenya 6:30 PM IST
Thursday, November 11 Ethiopia vs Ghana 6:30 PM IST
Thursday, November 11 Tanzania vs DR Congo 6:30 PM IST
Thursday, November 11 Benin vs Madagascar 9:30 PM IST
Thursday, November 11 Rwanda vs Mali 9:30 PM IST
Thursday, November 11 Congo vs Namibia 9:30 PM IST
Friday, November 12 Togo vs Senegal 12:30 AM IST
Friday, November 12 South Africa vs Zimbabwe 12:30 AM IST
Friday, November 12 Djibouti vs Algeria 6:30 PM IST
Friday, November 12 Burkina Faso vs Niger 6:30 PM IST
Friday, November 12 Gabon vs Libya 9:30 PM IST
Friday, November 12  Guinea vs Guinea-Bissau 9:30 PM IST
Saturday, November 13 Angola vs Egypt 12:30 AM IST
Saturday, November 13  Sudan vs Morocco 12:30 AM IST
Saturday, November 13  Zambia vs Mauritania 6:30 PM IST
Saturday, November 13  Malawi vs Cameroon 6:30 PM IST
Saturday, November 13  Cape Verde vs Central African Republic 9:30 PM IST
Saturday, November 13  Liberia vs Nigeria 9:30 PM IST
Saturday, November 13  Equatorial Guinea vs Tunisia 9:30 PM IST
Sunday, November 14 Ivory Coast vs Mozambique 12:30 AM IST
Sunday, November 14 Zimbabwe vs Ethiopia 6:30 PM IST
Sunday, November 14 Madagascar vs Tanzania 6:30 PM IST
Sunday, November 14 DR Congo vs Benin 6:30 PM IST
Sunday, November 14 Mali vs Uganda 9:30 PM IST
Monday, November 15 Ghana vs South Africa 12:30 AM IST
Monday, November 15 Senegal vs Congo 12:30 AM IST
Monday, November 15 Kenya vs Rwanda 6:30 PM IST
Monday, November 15 Namibia vs Togo 6:30 PM IST
Monday, November 15 Niger vs Djibouti 9:30 PM IST
Monday, November 15 Guinea-Bissau vs Sunda 9:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Libya vs Angola 6:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Mozambique vs Malawi 6:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Egypt vs Gabon 6:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Nigeria vs Cape Verde 9:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Liberia vs Central African Republic 9:30 PM IST
Tuesday, November 16 Algeria vs Burkina Faso 9:30 PM IST
Wednesday, November 17 Tunisia vs Zambia 12:30 AM IST
Wednesday, November 17 Mauritania vs Equatorial Guinea 12:30 AM IST
Wednesday, November 17 Cameroon vs Ivory Coast 12:30 AM IST
Wednesday, November 17 Morocco vs Guinea 12:30 AM IST

Featured photo: AFP / Khaled Desouki

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