Tunisia, who beat a reshuffled France (1-0) for the last day of Group D, came close, but Ghana, second in Group H before facing Uruguay, could also pass the first round, while the mission will be more complicated for Cameroon, facing Brazil.
Uruguay striker Suarez's deliberate handball on the goal line at the end of extra time in the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa denied Ghana a certain goal and a place in history as the first African team to reach the semis.
Ghanaian fans in Qatar trooped in their thousands to the Education City Stadium on Monday to watch the Black Stars upset South Korea 3-2 in a cracking Group H encounter at the ongoing World Cup tournament.
The second fixtures of the group phase of 2022 Qatar World Cup ended Monday (Nov. 29) with exciting performances by Cameroon and Ghana.
Overall, Africa's five representatives were able to raise up their game and can still dream to qualify in dramatic fashion for the round of 16.