FIFA has released the September national team rankings three days away from the last African qualifiers draw for 2014 World Cup set for Cairo at CAF HQ.
The five highest ranked teams are, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Algeria, Cape Verde and Nigeria. They will be placed in Pot 1 and in the second Pot will have Egypt, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Senegal and Ethiopia.
FIFA Team led by its director of Competitions, Mustapha Fahmy and including Gordon Savic, Head of FIFA World Cup & Olympic Qualifiers Competitions, will be in Egypt for the draw. The draw will take place at 12.00hrs (Cairo time) 10.00hrs GMT.
There will be also a draw for each match to determine which team plays host first.
The home and away play-off matches to find the five (5) African representatives at the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 will be played during: 11-15 October 2013: 1st leg and 15-19 November 2013: 2nd leg.