Participating countries in the upcoming FIFA Women’s World cup will know their fate today, as FIFA holds the official draw for the tournament at exactly 17 hours GMT local time.
Already, 24 nations have booked their tickets to the mundial including Africa’s very best Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon who find themselves in pot 4.
Other notable giants are Germany, U.S.A England, Japan, Spain among others.
These 24 teams will be listed in a six(6) group labelled A-F of four(4) teams each.
The draw will be held at La Seine Musicale, near Paris, according to FIFA.
These are some few points you need to know about the draw:
1.The 24 teams will be allocated to four pots of six teams each, in accordance with their position in the latest Fifa/Coca-Cola Women’s ranking, France are in Pot 1, in a red ball, and will automatically occupy Position 1 in Group A.
2.The five remaining teams in Pot 1 will then each be allocated to Position 1 in the remaining groups (from B1 to F1).
3.The teams in the other three pots will be drawn one by one and allocated to a group (from A to F) and a position (from 2 to 4).
FIFA’s general rule is that no group should comprise more than one team from the same confederation.
The 8th edition of the FiFa tournament will be hosted by France, on June 7 to July 7 2019.