World Cup 2018 Qualifiers 
• Third Round 
• Group Stage

The third round of CAF matches for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification will be played from 7 October 2016 to 6 November 2017.

A total of 20 teams which advanced from the second round will be drawn into five groups of four teams to play home-and-away round-robin matches. The winners of each group will qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.