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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 3rd round Draw-Africa Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes in Pot 4

Uganda Cranes will keep their fingers crossed on who to play during the groups stages of the 2018 FIFA Cup Russia qualifiers.

Uganda is is pot 4 alongside Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon and Libya.

The draw will be held in Egypt on Friday 24th June, 2016.

The FIFA world rankings as of 7th June 2016 were considered as per the decision of the Emergency Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

The pots are below;

Pot 1: Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Tunisia
Pot 2: Cape Verde Islands, Egypt, Congo DR, Nigeria, Mali
Pot 3: Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa, Congo
Pot 4: Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon, Libya

The teams in Pot 4 will be drawn first. The team drawn first from Pot 4 will be placed in Group A, and its exact position in the group will be determined by a ball drawn from a second pot that will contain four balls with the position numbers 1-4.

This very same procedure will then be applied for all the pots till groups Pot 2, 3 and 4 to form groups of five teams each.

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