Sports News of Monday, 16 September 2013
Ghana’s Black Stars have been drawn against seven-time African champions Egypt in the final qualifying round for the 2014 World Cup.
At the draw ceremony in Luxor in Egypt on Monday, Ghana was drawn to play at home against the Pharoahs in the first leg in October, with the second leg set to take place a month later in November.
The winner of the two-legged tie will qualify for the 2014 World Cup. In the other matches, Cote D’Ivoire have been drawn to play against Senegal at home in October, whilst Ethiopia will welcome African champions Nigeria to Addis Ababa.
Tunisia will face Cameroon in Tunis in October whilst Algeria will travel to Ouagadougou to face Burkina Faso.
Confirmed final qualifying round first leg ties Ghana v Egypt
Cote D’Ivoire v Senegal Ethiopia v Nigeria
Burkina Faso v Algeria
Tunisia v Cameroon
All countries are to communicate the exact dates for the home and away ties latest by September 20 2013 before the actual dates for the two-legged encounters can be confirmed.