Cape Town is already filled with the sounds of vuvuzelas early on this, the day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup draw. What exactly is the draw and how does it work? Jason Bagley and Mike Perk explain in this video.
They take you through how the 2010 Soccer World Cup draw will work. They have setup their own draw and explain all the permutations and rules regarding the draw.
Definitely a not to be missed episode of Free-kick.tv!
The 4 pots are as follows:
Pot 1: (seeds) South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Argentina, England
Pot 2: (AFC, Oceania and Concacaf) Australia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Honduras, Mexico, USA, New Zealand
Pot 3: (CAF and rest of South America) Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Algeria
Pot 4: (rest of UEFA) Denmark, France, Greece, Serbia, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland
The basic rules of the draw
- South Africa are automatically added to Group 1
- The first 2 African teams drawn from Pot 3 will be placed in the groups with Brazil and Argentina
- The first South American team drawn from Pot 3 will be placed in Group A with South Africa