The Wereldvoetbalbond FIFA will for the classification of the eight groups of four teams in the finals of the world cup in Russia is mainly based on the world ranking of 16 October. That has the organising committee of the FIFA announced on Thursday.
The 32 participating countries on the basis of the world ranking list placed in four pots containing each of eight countries. In pot 1 are the seven highest ranked teams and the host country Russia. According to the current ranking would be the fifth seeded Red Devils, together with Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Poland and Switzerland as reekshoofden the draw to go in. The FIFA will the draw be based on the next ranking of 16 October. The play-offwedstrijden of november have no impact on the classification of the four pots.
From each pot, is a country in a world cup pool of four teams inserted. Except for the UEFA is that two countries from the same continental federation (CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, AFC, CAF and OFC) are not in the same poule classified may be. In total, there are thus eight groups of four teams out of the draw.
Belgium knew, as the first European country to qualify for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018 takes place. Also the host country, Brazil, Iran, Mexico, Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia are sure of a world cup ticket.
The draw is on december 1, performed in the Kremlin in Moscow. The FIFA was also made by the performance dates for the world cup women’s football in 2019, officially known. The tournament, assigned to France, between 7 June and 7 July 2019 finished.
Next week they start the qualifiers for that world cup. The Red Flames take the Tuesday, september 19, in group 6 against the republic of Moldova.