World Qualifiers 2026: the draw for African nations set for July 12, 2023
Assembly Friday, Could 19 in Algiers (Algeria), the manager committee of the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) set July 12 for the draw of African nations for the 2026 World Cup.
This exercise is deliberate in Cotonou, Benin and it’s on the eve of the forty fifth Peculiar Normal Meeting of the umbrella physique of continental soccer.
On the assembly in Algiers, CAF additionally accredited the brand new format of 54 associations which will likely be divided into 9 (9) teams with every six (6) nations.
The primary nations of every group will likely be straight certified for the ultimate section of the FIFA World Cup 2026.
For the tenth qualifying ticket, a mini play-off event will determine between the 4 finest runners-up within the teams.
The winner of mentioned event would be the tenth consultant of the continent and can take part within the play-off event that point of FIFA.
Beneath is the schedule…
● November 13-21, 2023 CDM FIFA 2026- D1 & D2
● June 3-11, 2024 CDM FIFA 2026- D3 & D4
● March 17-25, 2025 CDM FIFA 2026-D5 & D6
● September 1-9, 2025 CDM FIFA 2026-D7 & D8
● October 6-14, 2025 CDM FIFA 2026-D9 & D10
● November 10-18, 2025 CAF play-off event
● March 2026 play-off tournament-FIFA
This new format has been tailored to the expanded format of the FIFA World Cup. From 2026, the world could have greater than 32 choices for extra matches.