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2018 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria, Egypt lead Africa's pack [Football Planet]

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria, Egypt lead Africa's pack [Football Planet]

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Nigeria and Egypt became the first African countries to qualify for the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

The Super Eagles and the pharaohs progressively won their matches on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Other African teams will have to wait till November for the other three to qualify.

Imagine Messi, Ronaldo missing in action during the 2018 World Cup

The Argentina and Portugal are holding their breath. The two teams must win their last games of the playoffs to qualify for the continental cup. It’s uncertain to confirm participation for both Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo .

Under 17 World Cup: Africa’s impressive start

Pending Russia 2018, The World Cup under 17 kicked off on Friday in India. Africa is represented by four countries: Ghana, Guinea, Mali and Niger who have started on an impressive start.

Victory for the Ghana and Niger but defeat a to Mali and Guinea. It is surprising to see Niger who are participating for the first time in the under 17 World Cup.

Mali managed to beat North Korea, after scoring a goal by an upcoming striker Salim Abdourahmane.

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