Five countries from Africa last week successfully secured their places in next year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has sent a congratulatory messages the five African teams to represent the continent in next year’s world cup. The countries who qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia are – Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.
Morocco beat Cote d’Ivoire 2-0 away in their final group game while Tunisia’s 0-0 home draw against Libya was enough to seal their qualification.
On Friday, Senegal qualified for their second World Cup since Korea/Japan 2002 following their 2-0 away win against South Africa in a replay of their Group D tie.
The Super Eagles and Egypt had earlier booked their World Cup tickets on matchday five in October.
CAF wrote on Twitter and said: “Here are the full house: Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco. Congratulations for all African representatives at FIFA World Cup 2018.”