December 3, 2013
USA , CONCACAF teams placed with Asian sides for draw
The United States was placed in Pot 3 for Friday's World Cup draw in Brazil.
FIFA announced the four pots Tuesday.
Eight teams were seeded for Pot 1. The USA was placed in Pot 3 with fellow CONCACAF teams Mexico, Costa Rica and Honduras, and Asian Football Confederation teams Australia, Iran, Japan and the Republic of Korea:
The four pots:
Pot 1: Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, Uruguay and Switzerland
Pot 2: Chile, Ecuador, Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria
Pot 3: Australia, Iran, Japan, Republic of Korea, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and USA
Pot 4: Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, Greece, England, Croatia, France, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Russia
To watch the allocation of pots announcement, visit www.FIFA.com.