Super Eagles ‘ll know 2018 World Cup foes Friday


World football governing body FIFA have revealed how the Super Eagles and 31 other qualified teams will be drawn for next year’s World Cup in Russia on Friday evening.

Argentina’s Sergio Aguero scores the team’s second goal during an international friendly football match between Argentina and Nigeria in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO 


The draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow will start 3.30pm Nigerian time and will be broadcast live by SuperSport TV.

The October 2017 edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking was used to allocate all qualified teams to the four pots in descending order, with the best seven teams along with hosts Russia in pot 1.

The draw sequence will start with pot 1 and end with pot 4.

Each pot will be completely emptied before moving on to the next.

As per the standard procedure, a ball from a team pot will be drawn, followed by…

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