Some African countries have progressed to the play-off round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers but Nigeria and Algeria became the latest teams on Tuesday.

This development occurred after both teams picked up draws in their last round of matches.

Nigeria topped Group C with 13 points, after playing a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday.

The only goal for Nigeria came from Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen in the first half.

Algeria’s qualification also came after they played to a 2-2 draw with Burkina Faso, to top Group A with 14 points.

They North African country and champions progress to the play-off, after Manchester City’s Riyad Manhrez and Galatasaray’s Sofiane Feghouli scored one goal each, to make the goals tally two.

Meanwhile, six African countries namely: Senegal, Morocco, Egypt, Ghana, Mali, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, are already through to the next round, where the five flag bearers from the continent will be decided.