Federation Internationale de Football Association confirms 8 top-seeded teams in World Cup draw
Oct 17, 2017, 00:19
National teams around the globe have been playing qualifying matches to earn a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, while Russian Federation as the host nation was guaranteed a berth in the world's main quadrennial football event.
After a busy qualifying program last week, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium and Poland are also top-seeded for the December 1 draw in Moscow.
The eight qualified teams have been divided into two pots based on the world rankings, announced by Federation Internationale de Football Association on Monday. The same procedure will then be repeated for the remaining balls in the two pots.
Northern Ireland join the Republic of Ireland as an unseeded country in the draw, but have fallen to 23 in the latest standings. Therefore, the Russian national team is playing friendly football matches in the run-up to the much anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup. Likewise they can not play Sweden or Greece. The return leg takes place between November 12 and 14. Northern Ireland, Sweden and Republic of Ireland will look to change that by winning their playoffs, while Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal and Iran, DR Congo, Australia, Nigeria, Serbia and Japan could all land here, too.
The return leg of the play-off for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation will be played at Estadio Nacional de Lima in Peru's capital on November 15.
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