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Watch Cisse, Tiote & Shola’s World Cup Play-Offs Live On TV

8 years ago
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International breaks are tedious enough with no proper football for two weeks this time.

An added negative is that with European Qualifiers now played on Friday nights rather than various times on the Saturday, it simply exasperates the problem.

Happily though we have a couple of distractions this weekend, thanks to our African contingent’s World Cup qualifiers.

Papiss Cisse, Cheick Tiote and Shola Ameobi are all potentially playing as their countries are taking part in the first matches of two-legged play-offs, in a winner takes all and goes to Brazil next summer.

Cheick Tiote’s Ivory Coast host Papiss Cisse’s Senegal in the first match of their two legged play-off at 6pm (all times UK).

Shola has to wait until 2pm on Sunday when Nigeria are also in play-off action, they travel to Ethiopia in their first leg.

You can watch Ivory Coast v Senegal live at 6pm Saturday on BT Sport 1, while Ethiopia v Nigeria is at 2pm Sunday on BT Sport 2.

If you haven’t got access to BT’s excellent football coverage, click HERE for details of the various great deals they have at the moment.

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