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Which team is seeded at the World Cup finals draw?

Which team is seeded at the World Cup finals draw?

"Russian fans lead the way, while more than 30 per cent of all requests have come from worldwide supporters: German, Brazilian, Mexican, US, Argentinian, Chinese, Colombian, Israeli and Egyptian fans all rank in the top 10, with more and more global fans expected to apply for tickets as teams continue to qualify", the statement said.

As the final night of the FIFA World Cup qualifying round came to a curtain close, 23 nations so far have successfully booked their places for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will be hosted by Russian Federation. The ticket application window, which has been open since September 14, closes noon Moscow time on October 12. The Portugal, who are second in Group B of Cristiano Ronaldo, will face leaders Switzerland on Tuesday and need a win in order to procure World Cup qualification, while Group A leaders France are expected to book their ticket.

In the Last Minute Sales Phase from April 18, 2018, up until the final match day of the competition, the remaining tickets will be available for purchase on a first-come first-served basis.

All Ticket Applicants will receive a confirmation message by e-mail from the FIFA World Cup Ticketing Centre (FWCTC).




The draw for the play-off takes place in Zurich on the 17th of October and we will have live coverage here at AS. Federation Internationale de Football Association says there will be "a further first-come, first-served period from 13 March to 3 April 2018".

The first legs of the play-offs will be between November 9 and 11 with the reverse fixtures from November 12 to 14.

A number of expectant countries saw their World Cup dreams come to an end this week as their final qualifying results ensured they fell short of even a playoff opportunity.


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