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1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF)

Listed below are the dates and results for the 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the African zone (CAF). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification.

A total of 40 CAF teams entered the competition. However, Burkina Faso, Malawi, São Tomé and Príncipe and Sierra Leone all withdrew before the draw was made. The African Zone was allocated three places (out of 24) in the final tournament.

There would be two rounds of play:

  • First Round: The 36 teams were divided into 9 groups of 4 teams each. The teams would play against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would advance to the Final Round.
  • Final Round: The 9 teams were divided into 3 groups of 3 teams each. The teams would play against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would qualify.

Contents

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Algeria 5 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1
2   Ghana 4 4 2 0 2 4 3 +1
3   Burundi 3 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2
4   Uganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Algeria advanced to the Final Round.

Group BEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Cameroon 6 4 2 2 0 7 1 +6
2   Swaziland 3 3 1 1 1 1 5 −4
3   Zaire 1 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2
4   Liberia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Cameroon advanced to the Final Round.

Group CEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Zimbabwe 10 6 4 2 0 8 4 +4
2   Egypt 8 6 3 2 1 9 3 +6
3   Angola 4 5 1 2 2 3 4 −1
4   Togo 0 5 0 0 5 2 11 −9
5   Sierra Leone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Zimbabwe advanced to the Final Round.

Group DEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Nigeria 7 4 3 1 0 7 0 +7
2   South Africa 5 4 2 1 1 2 4 −2
3   Congo 0 4 0 0 4 0 5 −5
4   Libya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   São Tomé and Príncipe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Nigeria advanced to the Final Round.

Group EEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Ivory Coast 6 4 2 2 0 7 0 +7
2   Niger 5 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1
3   Botswana 1 4 0 1 3 1 9 −8
4   Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ivory Coast advanced to the Final Round.

Group FEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Morocco 10 6 4 2 0 13 1 +12
2   Tunisia 9 6 3 3 0 14 2 +12
3   Ethiopia 3 6 1 1 4 3 11 −8
4   Benin 2 6 1 0 5 3 19 −16
5   Malawi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Morocco advanced to the Final Round.

Group GEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Senegal 6 4 3 0 1 10 4 +6
2   Gabon 5 4 2 1 1 7 5 +2
3   Mozambique 1 4 0 1 3 3 11 −8
4   Mauritania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Senegal advanced to the Final Round.

Group HEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Zambia 6 4 3 0 1 11 3 +8
2   Madagascar 6 4 3 0 1 7 3 +4
3   Namibia 0 4 0 0 4 0 12 −12
4   Tanzania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Burkina Faso 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Zambia advanced to the Final Round.

Group IEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Guinea 2 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2
2   Kenya 2 2 1 0 1 2 4 −2
3   Gambia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Mali 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Guinea advanced to the Final Round.

Final roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Nigeria 4 2 1 1 10 5 +5 5
  Ivory Coast 4 2 1 1 5 6 −1 5
  Algeria 4 0 2 2 3 7 −4 2

Nigeria qualified for the World Cup.

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Morocco 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 6
  Zambia 4 2 1 1 6 2 +4 5
  Senegal 4 0 1 3 1 8 −7 1

Morocco qualified for the World Cup.

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cameroon 4 3 0 1 7 3 +4 6
  Zimbabwe 4 2 0 2 3 6 −3 4
  Guinea 4 1 0 3 4 5 −1 2

Cameroon qualified for the World Cup.

Qualified teamsEdit

The following three teams from CAF qualified for the final tournament.

Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in FIFA World Cup1
  Nigeria Final Round Group A winners 8 October 1993 0 (debut)
  Morocco Final Round Group B winners 10 October 1993 2 (1970, 1986)
  Cameroon Final Round Group C winners 10 October 1993 2 (1982, 1990)
1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

GoalscorersEdit

8 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

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