World Cup: Field grows to 24 after African trio seal place in Brazil with Bob Bradley, Egypt still hanging on
With seven World Cup spots up in the air on Tuesday and Uruguay and Jordan finishing the job on Wednesday, three more names grew the current Brazil field to 24 over the weekend.
Africa locked in its first participants on Saturday and Sunday, as Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Cameroon captured places with aggregate wins against Ethiopia, Senegal and Tunisia. The remaining two CAF places will be determined on Monday when Bob Bradley's Egypt host Ghana facing a 6-1 deficit from the first leg and Algeria look to overturn a 3-2 loss to Burkina Faso.
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Four European slots are still to be determined, with Portugal, Ukraine and Greece holding first-leg advantages against Sweden, France and Romania while Iceland and Croatia must break a scoreless deadlock. Meanwhile, Mexico and Uruguay look all but assure places in Brazil after jumping to commanding leads against New Zealand and Jordan.
YET TO BE DECIDED
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