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Russian Federation 2018 World Cup ticket applications pass 2 million mark

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GETTY The likes of Italy Northern Ireland and Portugal will be in the World Cup play-off draw

The likes of Italy Northern Ireland and Portugal will be in the World Cup play-off draw

Russian Federation were the first team to secure their involvement when FIFA chose to hand the hosting rights to the country, but 14 nations have since qualified. December 1. The pots are provisional as there are six teams yet to be decided by playoffs, and three African finalists to be confirmed.

The seedings for the European World Cup qualifying playoff draw is now all but confirmed after the conclusion of the group stage this night.

However, there are still question marks over Argentina's participation at football's showpiece event. Brazil became the first team to qualify through the actual eligibility campaign, and now lead the South American eligibility table by 10 points. Eight teams will be placed in a pot for a total of four, with one team selected from each pot to form a group.

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Over two million requests have been submitted worldwide for ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Moscow, Russia, FIFA said in a statement on Friday.

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The Super Eagles direct their team with 13 points after five games and secured qualification with one game to spare, while Zambia, 2017 AFCON champions Cameroon and Algeria will miss out.

TV coverage of the World Cup play-off draw has yet to be announced.

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Australia and Syria, who finished their respective groups in third place, will face each other.

Of the 32 that will qualify, the 19 teams set to play thus far are Egypt, Nigeria, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Brazil.

Croatia can finish top if they beat Ukraine and Iceland lose, but they will also be guaranteed second place if they draw. The final spot will be determined between Panama, United States and Honduras.

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Tickets for matches of the World Cup are being sold in three phases.

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