FIFA have cancelled their “special ranking” for Africa ahead of Friday’s draw for the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup.
Ghana in Pot 1 of World Cup seedings draw
The special ranking came after Egypt argued they deserved to be in Pot 1 ahead of Tunisia.
The cancellation means the Black Stars retain their place in Pot 1 of the draw which means they avoid the other four top ranked African countries.
Despite agreeing to have special rankings purposely for the draw, FIFA have discarded the idea with a day to go.
This means Egypt remain in Pot 2 alongside Nigeria and Mali.
Ghana remains in Pot 1 with Ivory Coast, Algeria, Tunisia and Senegal.
Pot 1 - Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Tunisia
Pot 2 - Cape Verde, Egypt, DR Congo, Nigeria, Mali.
Pot 3 - Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa, Congo.
Pot 4 – Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon, Zambia.
The draw is scheduled for 3pm tomorrow in Cairo.
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