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With England having secured safe passage to the FIFA World Cup by beating Poland last month, football fans can start looking forward to Brazil 2014.

Over the coming week, BT Sport viewers can see five more nations earn their place at football's premier tournament, which gets underway in São Paulo on Thursday June 12th next year.

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Ten of Africa's top sides face make-or-break play-off deciders in the next five days, with BT Sport televising each of the African qualifier second-legs. A host of world football talent will be on show, including various Barclays Premier League stars past and present.

Nigeria v Ethiopia is the first game to be broadcast, with viewers able to watch the action unfold at 3pm on Saturday November 16th, live on BT Sport 2.

African champions Nigeria survived a scare in Addis Ababa in the first leg of their tie, coming from behind to win 2-1 through an Emmanuel Emenike brace.

Liverpool's Victor Moses, Newcastle United's Shola Ameobi and Chelsea's John Obi Mikel are all in the Super Eagles squad for the weekend's game.

Following this match, BT Sport viewers can tune into Senegal v Ivory Coast at 5pm.

The away side take a 3-1 lead into their second-leg, with former Chelsea forwards Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou on the scoresheet for Les Éléphants in Senegal.

The home side will look to Newcastle United's Papiss Cissé for inspiration as they aim to turn around a two-goal deficit. However, Demba Ba is not in the squad after being frozen out by his Stamford Bridge employers.

On Sunday November 17th, Cameroon v Tunisia is live on BT Sport 1 at 2:30pm, with the tie hanging firmly in the balance following a first-leg stalemate.

The home side can call upon Barclays Premier League hot-shot Samuel Eto'o and Spurs' full-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto for this crunch encounter.

The final two play-off matches are on Tuesday November 19th, starting with Egypt v Ghana at 4pm, live on BT Sport 2.

The Pharaohs were thrashed 6-1 in Kumasi in the first leg, with ex-Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan bagging a brace and former Portsmouth midfielder Sulley Muntari also on the score sheet.

As such, Ghana are red-hot favourites to attend their third consecutive FIFA World Cup finals, having qualified in both 2006 and 2010.

Algeria were also present in South Africa three years ago, famously holding Fabio Capello's England to a 0-0 draw in the group stage.

However, Les Fennecs will need to turn around a one-goal deficit at home to Burkina Faso - a nation targeting its first finals appearance - having lost 3-2 in the first leg.

BT Sport viewers can watch this game live on Tuesday November 19th at 6:15pm.

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