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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

2010 WC: Seeding formula based on qualification chances (3 June 2009)

Seeded teams for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.

Qualified teams determined using Voros' qualification chances.

No changes.
 1 Germany        60.0 30.3 29.7
2 Brazil 58.3 29.3 29.0
3 Italy 56.7 27.3 29.3
4 Spain 56.3 25.3 31.0
5 England 52.0 26.3 25.7
6 Argentina 49.3 21.0 28.3
7 France 48.3 23.3 25.0
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8 Netherlands 43.7 14.7 29.0
9 Mexico 37.0 19.3 17.7
10 USA 34.7 13.7 21.0
11 Paraguay 33.3 11.7 21.7
12 Sweden 33.0 19.3 13.7
13 Switzerland 30.7 15.3 15.3
14 Russia 26.3 3.0 23.3
15 Japan 25.3 13.3 12.0
16 Ghana 25.3 13.3 12.0
17 Korea Republic 23.0 15.7 7.3
18 Australia 22.3 11.3 11.0
19 Cameroon 22.3 3.0 19.3
20 Greece 21.7 0.0 21.7
21 Serbia 21.0 5.3 15.7
22 Denmark 20.7 7.7 13.0
23 Uruguay 20.3 2.7 17.7
24 Cote d'Ivoire 17.7 6.0 11.7
25 Egypt 14.0 0.0 14.0
26 Tunisia 13.3 8.7 4.7
27 Costa Rica 12.0 8.3 3.7
28 Iran 12.0 5.3 6.7
29 Saudi Arabia 10.7 8.0 2.7
30 Chile 9.3 0.0 9.3
31 Slovakia 5.0 0.0 5.0
32 South Africa 4.0 3.0 1.0
Top 7 + South Africa seeded.

The pots:

Pot 1: Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Spain
Pot 2: Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland
Pot 3: Australia, Costa Rica, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, USA
Pot 4: Cameroon, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Paraguay, Tunisia, Uruguay

Possible draw (using random.org):

Group A: South Africa, Slovakia, Iran, Uruguay
Group B: England, Denmark, Japan, Egypt
Group C: France, Russia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire
Group D: Germany, Netherlands, USA, Paraguay
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Ghana
Group F: Italy, Serbia, Korea Republic, Chile
Group G: Argentina, Greece, Australia, Cameroon
Group H: Spain, Sweden, Mexico, Tunisia

3 comments:

  1. are they purpsoely trying to make it easy for south africa to at least get to the second round?? does FIFA already realise after the poor attendences that as soon as SA are out of the world cup, The world cup on a whole will fail.

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  2. Fair enough they should be alocated group A to help fans gets tickets months in advance, i just think they shouldnt be put in pot A

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  3. The hosts have always been seeded in all major tournaments.

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