African teams at World Cup: Which countries qualified for 2022 and which has done best at previous tournaments?

Since Egypt’s support in the 1934 World Cup, 13 unique African countries have contended in the greatest competition in global football.

As the years have gone by, and Africa (CAF) was given additional passing openings for the last competition, the world has been stunned by the absolute most interesting and engaging football delivered by African nations.

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been the same, with five nations from across the landmass contending. Furthermore, one of them, Morocco, has left a mark on the world.

The Agbanche News takes a gander at the African groups who have contended at this release of the competition, and the best African groups to have played at past World Cups.

African teams in World Cup 2022

Morocco have shocked the world in Qatar, as they have arrived at the elimination rounds — turning into the main African side in history to make it this far.

Having fought past any semblance of Belgium and Croatia to top their Gathering, they’ve since unloaded out Spain in the Round of 16 by means of punishments and afterward won 1-0 against Portugal to have their spot in the last four, and the record books.

Also, they have not been the main African group making progress in Qatar.

Albeit none have had the option to match the Map book Lions, Senegal returned from the pre-competition misfortune of losing star man Sadio Mane to injury following an underlying call up for the Bayern Munich assailant.

Aliou Cisse’s group slipped to a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands in their initial installation yet returned to make the Round of 16 preceding experiencing a 3-0 loss to Britain.


Tunisia confronted an extreme ask in Gathering D, and notwithstanding holding Denmark to a 0-0 draw, they followed that up with a 1-0 misfortune against Australia and a noteworthy 1-0 success over holders France, yet that wasn’t sufficient to own them.

Ghana and Cameroon both neglected to separately arrive at the Round of 16 subsequent to completing fourth and third in their gatherings. Cameroon’s feature eventually came when they beat competition heavyweights Brazil 1-0 in their last match.

How the African teams qualified to World Cup 2022

The African qualifiers highlight a first round for more modest countries, where the victors progress to a gathering stage. Toward the finish of the gathering stage, the champs of each gathering are drawn against one more country in a two-legged bind to conclude who goes to the World Cup.

Morocco won their tie easily, crushing DR Congo 5-2 on total, while Tunisia’s 1-0 win in the main leg was sufficient to assist them with seeing off Mali.

The other three groups needed to ward off individual mainland heavyweights in now and again sensational conditions. Ghana saw off Nigeria by a solitary objective, while Senegal and Egypt’s tie, went to punishments, where Mane scored the triumphant punishment to get capability.

The most show was knowledgeable about Algeria, where the home side idea they protected capability with an objective in the 118th moment, before Karl Toko-Ekambi scored in the fourth moment of added-time to send the Unyielding Lions through to the detriment of any semblance of Riyad Mahrez.

African World Cup team FIFA rankings

The most elevated positioned African side at the 2022 World Cup is Senegal, who as of now sit in eighteenth, four spots before Morocco in 22nd.

The Map book Lions will assuredly see that positioning rocket post competition after their staggering run.

Tunisia are the 30th positioned side on the planet, having ascended from 36 toward the beginning of 2022.

Cameroon are as of now sitting in rank number 43, falling five spots from the past rankings.

Lastly, Ghana are the least positioned group at the 2022 World Cup, presently sitting in 61st. They are likewise the eleventh most elevated positioned group in Africa.

Best African teams in World Cup history before 2022

While no African groups have at any point won or made a World Cup last, four groups had recently made the quarterfinals before Morocco accomplished the accomplishment this year.

Cameroon were quick to do as such in 1990, when driven by Roger Milla they crushed title holders Argentina in the initial game prior to meeting all requirements for the round of 16 with an adverse objective contrast. They crushed Colombia in the principal knockout round prior to losing to Britain.

Debutants Senegal stunned the world when they not just crushed title holders France in the initial match of the 2002 release, they then, at that point, proceeded to top their gathering. They then crushed Sweden because of a brilliant objective, before Turkey packaged them out with their very own brilliant objective.

Ghana then, at that point, rehashed the accomplishment in the wake of overcoming the USA in the round of 16 in South Africa. This set them in opposition to Uruguay in the quarterfinals when one of the most disputable World Cup minutes happened.

With the scores locked at 1-1 close to the furthest limit of additional time, Uruguay’s Luis Suarez utilized his hands to deny a specific objective on the line, just for Asamoah Gyan to miss the subsequent punishment that would have placed them in the elimination round. Ghana folded in the subsequent punishment shootout, losing 4-2 and breaking the hearts of a whole landmass.

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