The seedings for the African draw for the final round of qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup have been released by the Confederation of African Football (Caf).
The draw has been scheduled to be held on Friday, June 24 at the Caf Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
The final qualifying round will see 20 teams drawn into five groups of four with the top side qualifying for the global showpiece in Russia after the round-robin matches.
Per the seedings released on Thursday based on the latest FIFA rankings, Ghana will not be drawn in the same group with Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Tunisia as those countries have been put in the same pot, Pot 1.
The 2010 World Cup quarter-finalists could, however, meet African giants like Nigeria, Egypt, Cameroon and South Africa, who have all graced the world cup.
Below are the seedings for the June 24 draw:
Pot 1: Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal & Tunisia
Pot 2: Cape Verde, Egypt, DR Congo, Nigeria & Mali
Pot 3: Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa & Congo
Pot 4: Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon & Libya
By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana