World Cup qualified teams

PARIS, Nov 18, 2009 (AFP) - The qualification picture for next year's World Cup in South Africa after Wednesday's European zone matches and ahead of the last qualifer between Uruguay and Costa Rica:


(32 nations will take part in the tournament):


Europe Zone

Netherlands, England, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Serbia, Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia, Greece, Slovenia, Portugal, France


Asia Zone

Japan, Australia, South Korea, North Korea


Africa Zone

South Africa (as hosts), Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Algeria


South America Zone

Brazil, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina

Playoff

Uruguay v Costa Rica (1-0)


North America Zone

Mexico, United States, Honduras


Oceania Zone

New Zealand
 

French national football team coach Raymond Domenech (3dR) speaks with defender William Gallas (2dR) next to Swedish referee Martin Hansson (L) during a extra-time break of the World Cup 2010 qualifying football match France vs. Republic of Ireland on November 18 (AFP photo)

Source: AFP

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