Draw for final African WC qualifiers set for September

Fifa has announced that the draw for the third and final round of African World Cup qualifiers will be made on 16 September 2013.

The Confederation of African Football will host the draw in Cairo.

The matches will take the form of two-legged play-offs, with the aggregate winners going through to Brazil 2014.

Fifa has also stated that the five best-placed sides in the world rankings, as of 12 September 2013, will be seeded for the draw.

The first legs of the play-offs will be played between 11-15 October 2013, while the second and decisive ties will take place on 15-19 November 2013.

The second round of qualifying is currently reaching its climax across Africa, with the penultimate round of matches taking place this weekend ahead of the final round in September.

Five nations can qualify for the play-offs on Sunday.