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Friday, March 22, 2013

FIFA announce 2014 / 2018 World Cup draw dates

According to this article, the final draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will take place at Costa do Sauipe in Bahia at 13.00 local time (17.00 CET) on 6 December 2013, while the preliminary draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Saint Petersburg on either 24 or 25 July 2015.

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  1. Argh, why do they have to do it so soon?!

    Ideally, they'd do it after Euro 2016 has concluded, but why can't they at least wait until the qualifiers are over?!

    I know CONCACAF start really early, but this shouldn't be allowed to impact UEFA. It would be much better if each region could hold it's own draw on their own time and terms.

    But that's FIFA for you.

    1. The draw gala would lose its glamour and FIFA need that glamour :)