PREDICTIONS: 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw and Seeding
With the seeding (Friday) and draw (Saturday) for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup quickly approaching, SoccerWire.com predicts the six groups for the event.
Each of the groups pots will be headlined by the top five seeds and host France. The expected five nations to receive No. 1 seeds along with France include Australia, Canada, Germany, England and the United States.
The World Cup draw can be seen on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2, Telemundo, Universo and the FOX Sports App.
*UPDATE: The 4 Pots for the World Cup were announced on Friday, Dec. 7. See below for the results:
Pot 1: France, United States, Germany, England, Canada, Australia
Pot 2: Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Brazil, Spain, Norway
Pot 3: South Korea, China, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, Thailand
Pot 4: Argentina, Chile, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Jamaica
See below for predictions for each of the six groups, followed by a full listing of the 24 teams that have qualified for the World Cup.
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Field of Qualified Nations
Asian Football Confederation (5 teams)
Confederation of African Football (3 teams)
CONCACAF (3 teams)
CONMEBOL (3 teams)
Oceania Football Confederation (1 team)
UEFA (9 teams)