1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF)

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Listed below are the dates and results for the 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the African zone (CAF). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification.

A total of 29 CAF teams entered the competition. However, Central African Republic was excluded by FIFA for not paying the entry fee. The African Zone was allocated 2 places (out of 24) in the final tournament. Finally 26 nations played at least one of the 46 games.

There would be four rounds of play:

  • First Round: 4 teams, Sudan, Liberia, Togo, and Zimbabwe, received byes and advanced to the Second Round directly. The remaining 24 teams were paired up to play knockout matches on a home-and-away basis. The winners would advance to the Second Round. Ghana and Uganda whitdrew before playing.
  • Second Round and Third Round: In each of these rounds, the teams were paired up to play knockout matches on a home-and-away basis. The winners would advance to the next round. Libya whithdrew before playing the Second round.
  • Final Round: The 4 teams were paired up to play knockout matches on a home-and-away basis. The winners would qualify.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Senegal  0–1  Morocco 0–1 0–0
Zaire  7–3  Mozambique 5–2 2–1
Cameroon  4–1  Malawi 3–0 1–1
Guinea  4–2  Lesotho 3–1 1–1
Tunisia  2–2 (3–4 p)  Nigeria 2–0 0–2
Libya  2–1  Gambia 2–1 0–0
Ethiopia  0–4  Zambia 0–0 0–4
Niger  1–1 (a)  Somalia 0–0 1–1
Sierra Leone  3–5  Algeria 2–2 1–3
Kenya  3–6  Tanzania 3–1 0–5
Egypt  w/o  Ghana
Madagascar  w/o  Uganda

Morocco advanced to the Second Round.


Zaire advanced to the Second Round.


Cameroon advanced to the Second Round.


Guinea advanced to the Second Round.


Nigeria won on penalties, and so advanced to the Second Round.


Libya advanced to the Second Round.


Zambia advanced to the Second Round.


Niger advanced to the Second Round due on away goals.


Algeria advanced to the Second Round.


Tanzania advanced to the Second Round.


Egypt advanced to the Second Round, Ghana withdrew.


Madagascar advanced to the Second Round, Uganda withdrew.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Algeria  3–1  Sudan 2–0 1–1
Niger  2–2 (a)  Togo 0–1 2–1
Liberia  0–1  Guinea 0–0 0–1
Cameroon  2–1  Zimbabwe 2–0 0–1
Morocco  2–2 (5–4 p)  Zambia 2–0 0–2
Nigeria  3–1  Tanzania 1–1 2–0
Madagascar  3–4  Zaire 1–1 2–3
Egypt  w/o  Libya

Algeria advanced to the Third Round.


Niger advanced to the Third Round due on away goals.


Guinea advanced to the Third Round.


Cameroon advanced to the Third Round.


Morocco won on penalties and advanced to the Third Round.


Nigeria advanced to the Third Round.


Zaire advanced to the Third Round.


Egypt advanced to the Third Round, Libya withdrew.

Third round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Algeria  4–1  Niger 4–0 0–1
Guinea  1–2  Nigeria 1–1 0–1
Morocco  1–0  Egypt 1–0 0–0
Zaire  2–6  Cameroon 1–0 1–6

Algeria advanced to the Final Round.


Nigeria advanced to the Final Round.


Morocco advanced to the Final Round.


Cameroon advanced to the Final Round.

Final round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nigeria  1–4  Algeria 0–2 1–2
Morocco  1–4  Cameroon 0–2 1–2

Algeria qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup.


Cameroon qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Goalscorers[edit]

6 goals
5 goals

See also[edit]

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