After the matches of the 3 th and 4 th day of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, no African have confirmed their qualification for the finals so far in Russia. However, five of them have already been eliminated.
Cameroon and Algeria will not participate in the next edition of the World Cup yet they are part of the first nations football in Africa. Cameroon, winner of the last CAN, was held in check by Nigeria, Monday, September 4, in Yaoundé (1-1) at the 4 th day. They can bid farewell to Russia.
Meanwhile, Algeria lost again for the third time in four qualifying games on Tuesday against Zambia (0-1) in Constantine. The Fennecs therefore remain the last of group B.
Other teams eliminated, Guinea and Libya who are respectively 3rd and 4th in Group A with three points each. Even with the two remaining days these two selections will not mathematically catch up with the delay.
The Congo completes the list of disqualified countries. Beaten (5-1) by the Black Stars of Ghana, Tuesday 5 September, the Red Devils were braked in their race.
At the end of the 4th round which ended Tuesday, although there are still no qualified countries on the continent, the results place Nigeria and Tunisia on a good track. Only one tie would suffice for the qualification of these two formations which occupy the first place of their group with 10 points.
At the end of the playoffs, the top team of each group qualifies for the finals of the World Cup. There will be a total of five nations representing the African continent at this 21st edition.