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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

2010 WC: Seeding formula (June 2008 update)

Seeded teams for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.

Qualified teams determined using the current standings and the FIFA rankings.

Panama/Saudi Arabia replace Venezuela/Iran.

Rank - Country - Total - Performance - Ranking

1 Brazil 60.3 29.3 31.0
2 Germany 58.3 30.3 28.0
3 Italy 57.3 27.3 30.0
4 Spain 54.3 25.3 29.0
5 Argentina 53.0 21.0 32.0
6 England 49.3 26.3 23.0
7 France 49.3 23.3 26.0
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8 Portugal 45.3 22.3 23.0
9 Mexico 38.0 19.3 18.7
10 Netherlands 38.0 14.7 23.3
11 Czech Republic 33.0 6.0 27.0
12 Croatia 28.7 9.0 19.7
13 USA 27.3 13.7 13.7
14 Ghana 27.0 13.3 13.7
15 Greece 24.0 0.0 24.0
16 Paraguay 22.7 11.7 11.0
17 Korea Republic 21.7 15.7 6.0
18 Japan 21.0 13.3 7.7
19 Romania 20.7 0.0 20.7
20 Cameroon 20.3 3.0 17.3
21 Australia 18.7 11.3 7.3
22 Scotland 17.0 0.0 17.0
23 Cote d'Ivoire 16.7 6.0 10.7
24 Bulgaria 15.3 0.0 15.3
25 Colombia 15.0 0.0 15.0
26 Nigeria 13.3 2.7 10.7
27 Saudi Arabia 12.0 8.0 4.0
28 Egypt 11.0 0.0 11.0
29 Honduras 6.3 0.0 6.3
30 South Africa 4.0 3.0 1.0
31 Uzbekistan 3.0 0.0 3.0
32 Panama 2.0 0.0 2.0


Top 7 + South Africa seeded.

The pots:

Pot A: Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Spain
Pot B: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Scotland
Pot C: Australia, Honduras, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, USA, Uzbekistan
Pot D: Cameroon, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Paraguay
Special pot: Panama

Possible draw:

Group A: South Africa, Scotland, Korea Republic, Paraguay
Group B: France, Croatia, Saudi Arabia, Panama
Group C: Spain, Bulgaria, Honduras, Ghana
Group D: Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Egypt
Group E: Brazil, Greece, Australia, Nigeria
Group F: Italy, Portugal, Mexico, Cote d'Ivoire
Group G: England, Romania, Uzbekistan, Colombia
Group H: Argentina, Czech Republic, USA, Cameroon

2 comments:

  1. where is Poland in this preditsions??!!

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  2. Poland are 18th in UEFA according to the June FIFA Rankings. As UEFA has only 13 spots, Poland do not make it to the final tournament. Of course, results on the field could very well have a different outcome.

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