The draw for FIFA WORLD CUP Brazil 2014 took place on 6 December 2014.
Group A: Brazil (A1), Croatia (A2), Mexico (A3), Cameroon (A4)
Group B: Spain (B1), Netherlands (B2), Chile (B3), Australia (B4)
Group C: Colombia (C1), Greece (C2), Cote d’ Ivoire (C3), Japan (C4)
Group D: Uruguay (D1), Costa Rica (D2), England (D3), Italy (D4)
Group E: Switzerland (E1), Ecuador (E2) France (E3), Honduras (E4)
Group F: Argentina (F1), Bosnia Herzegovina (F2), Iran (F3), Nigeria (F4)
Group G: Germany (G1), Portugal (G2), Ghana (G3), U.S.A (G4)
Group H: Belgium (H1), Algeria (H2), Russia (H3), Korea Republic (H4)
HERE is a poll:
Now that the teams know their opponents, it’s time to start preparing.
The Major League Soccer announced on Monday that it will organize a “Road to Brazil” series of international tune-up matches in the lead-up to World Cup 2014 featuring several of the nations heading to Brazil. The matches are scheduled to be played across North America between 27 May and 10 June.
Full details of the matches, venues, tickets and potential additional participants will be announced at a later date.
ROAD TO BRAZIL PARTICIPANTS (as of Feb. 3, 2014)
** = Teams participating in the 2014 World Cup
Meanwhile, the Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi revealed that the Ghana Black Stars will begin camping on 25th May in Rotterdam. They will play Netherlands on May 31 and then will come to the U.S. (Los Angeles) for the second phase of preparations. They are scheduled to play friendly matches against Costa Rica and Honduras.
Scheduled International Friendly Matches:
Monday, March 3, 2014: Germany v Chile
Tuesday, March 4, 2014: Ecuador v Bosnia-Herzegovina
Wednesday, March 5, 2014:
Algeria v Slovenia
Austria v Uruguay
Belgium v Cote d’ Ivoire
Colombia vs Tunisia
Czech Republic v Norway
England v Denmark
France v Netherlands
Greece v South Korea
Israel v Slovakia
Montenegro v Ghana
Mexico v Nigeria
Poland v Scotland
Portugal v Cameroon
Republic of Ireland v Serbia
Romania v Argentina
South Africa v Brazil
Spain v Italy
Switzerland v Croatia
Turkey v Sweden
Ukraine v U.S.A
Wales v Iceland
Tuesday, May 13, 2014: Germany v Poland
Tuesday, May 27, 2014: France v Norway
Friday, May 30, 2014: England v Peru
Saturday, May 31, 2014: Mexico v Ecuador; Netherlands v Ghana
Sunday, June 1, 2014: France v Paraguay; Germany v Cameroon
Wednesday, June 4, 2014: Ecuador v England; Uruguay v Slovenia
Friday, June 6, 2014: Germany v Armenia
Saturday, June 7, 2014: France v Jamaica; Argentina v Slovenia; England v Honduras
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Click HERE for the CHAN South Africa 2014 qualifiers
Click HERE for the CHAN South Africa 2014 Tournament Group Stage
1. 25 Jan (20:30): Mali (1st A) vs Zimbabwe (2nd B)
2. 25 Jan (17:00): Morocco (1st B) vs Nigeria (2nd A)
3. 26 Jan (20:30): Ghana (1st Group C) vs DR Congo (2nd D)
4. 26 Jan (17:00): Gabon (1st D) vs Libya ... [read more]
The draw for CHAN South Africa 2014 (11 Jan. – 1 Feb.) was held on 18 September 2013.
The 16 Teams that qualified for CHAN South Africa 2014 (click HERE for the qualifiers):
1. Morocco (North Zone)
2. Libya (North Zone)
3. Mauritania (Zone West A)
4. Mali (Zone West A)
5. Ghana (Zone West B)
6. Burkina Faso (Zone West B)
7. Nigeria (Zone West B)
8. Burundi ... [read more]
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The FIFA World CUP Brazil 2014 draw was held today.
HERE are the pots:
Pot 1: Brazil, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay.
Pot 2: Algeria, Cameroon, Chile, Cote d’ Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Nigeria, Italy
Pot 3: Australia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, USA.
Pot 4: B. Herzegovina, Croatia, England, France, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia.
Here are the groups:
Group A: Brazil ... [read more]
The draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014 will take place on 6 December 2013 (1pm local time – Bahia, Brazil).
The seeded teams will be in Pot 1. Pots 2, 3, 4 will be determined by ”geographic and sports criteria.” – The principle of geographical separation maintains that teams from the same confederation will not be ... [read more]
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