See The New FIFA Format For Russia 2018 World Cup Draw (Read)
The Organizing Committee (OC) for FIFA Competitions have affirmed another method for one year from now’s World Cup draw.
As per the advisory group, all the national groups will be drawn in light of the FIFA positioning.
The OC for FIFA Competitions, led by Aleksander Čeferin, met at the home of FIFA in Zurich.
Amid the meeting, the board of trustees examined the key lessons learned from the fruitful FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and was refreshed about the condition of arrangements for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The board of trustees endorsed the systems for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will occur in Moscow on 1 December 2017.
Designation: All groups will be assigned to pots 1 to 4 in view of brandishing standards with each pot containing eight groups. This implies the October 2017 version of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be utilized to allot every qualified group to the four pots as indicated by their positioning in sliding request, with the best seven groups alongside has Russia in pot 1.
The standard of drawing the groups into the gatherings will stay unaltered. Subsequently, no groups from a similar confederation, except for UEFA, which could have up to two groups in a similar gathering, will be drawn into a similar gathering.
Gathering arrangement: Eight gatherings of four groups will be named A to H: the four pots will be purged totally by apportioning one of their eight groups to each of the eight groups.