Mohammed Salah or Sadio Mané: One of the two will be left without going to the Qatar 2022 World Cup

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Liverpool strikers Mohammed Salah Y sadio manThey will meet for a place in the 2022 Qatar World Cup, according to the draw for the last qualifying round of the African Confederation (CAF), held this afternoon in Douala (Cameroon), which paired Egypt and Senegal.

The composition of the five final qualifiers, in which the legends El Hadji Diouf and Emmanuel Adebayor played the ‘innocent hand’, offered a more than interesting duel between the ‘pharaohs’ of Salah and the Senegalese team led by his teammate Mané.

Sadio Mane
The Senegalese has been the top figure of his team in the African Qualifiers (Photo: AFP)

Also, Algeria, still champion of the African Cup (CAN) but will not be able to defend it after being eliminated in the group stage of the edition that is currently being played in Cameroon, will face the ‘indomitable lions’.

Ghana and Nigeria are approaching another high-flying tie, while the clashes DR Congo-Morocco and Mali-Tunisia complete the round.

The Egyptian leads the ‘Pharaohs’ to qualify consecutively for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. (Photo: Getty Images)

The five winners will qualify for the World Cup in Qatar 2022. Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, DR Congo and Mali will play the first leg at home and the second leg will be played in Senegal, Algeria, Nigeria, Morocco and Tunisia, who started as seeded according to the FIFA ranking in November.