West Bromwich Albion defender Ahmed Hegazi missed his penalty while Tammy Abraham found the back of the net to give Aston Villa a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win in the return leg of their playoff semi-final encounter.
Aston Villa came into Tuesday’s clash at the Hawthorns with a 2-1 lead but Craig Dawson's header in the 29th minute drew both teams level with a 2-2 aggregate score.
During the penalty shoot-out, goalkeeper Jed Steer produced some heroic saves by stopping West Brom's first strike from Mason Holgate and Ahmed Hegazi's right-footed effort.
On May 27, Aston Villa will hope to bounce back from last year's final defeat to Fulham and secure the final promotion ticket to the Premier League, after Norwich City and Sheffield United qualified automatically.
The Pharaohs are up against Uganda, DR Congo and Zimbabwe in Group A.