Continental champion Senegal in a bizarre penalty thriller and Ghana have solved the first African tickets to the World Cup in Qatar.
The Senegal sat down in the World Cup playoffs on Tuesday as in the Africa Cup final in penalties against Egypt, this time with 2: 0.
After 120 minutes it had been 1: 0, the first leg had won the Egyptians with storm superstar Mohamed Salah from FC Liverpool on their part 1: 0.
Boulaye Dia (4th) from FC Villarreal equalized in Dakar for the Senegal early the book. With increasing playing time, the circumstances were first irregular and then bizarre, by hundreds of laser pointers, the Egyptian penalty area of a disco. No guest player turned his penalty. Sadio Mané (also Liverpool) hit a crucial for the Africa master.
Nigeria in the valley of tears
Ghana was enough thanks to the Away Control after 0: 0 in the first leg a hard-fought 1: 1 (1: 1) in Nigeria. In Abuja, Thomas Partey (11th) met with a long-distance shot, Nigeria’s goalkeeper Francis Uzoho let the harmless ball happen.
William Troost-Ekong (22., Faulfemeter), but in the end, Ghana cheered his fourth World Cup participation. Then it came to riots in the stadium.
Three more duels around the rest of the African World Cup tickets were scheduled for the late evening: Algeria against Cameroon (first leg 1: 0), Morocco against the Democratic Republic of Congo (first leg 1: 1) and Tunisia against Mali (first leg 1: 0 / each 21:30 clock).