Russia 2018 : Super Eagles Drawn In Pot 4

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Before being banned, Guerrero scored six goals for Peru in South American qualifiers.

Will England avoid the big dogs? One nation from each pot is drawn into a group, making eight groups of four teams apiece. The hosts were already guaranteed a place, but the others have been whittled down, courtesy of an arduous qualification procession, from 209 nations at the start of qualification to 31.

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So, if Tunisia ends up in a Germany, Spain, and Serbia group, maybe missing out on next summer's festivities won't hurt that much after all.

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Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski declared Thursday as a national holiday for all public workers and optional for private companies, asking that Peruvians celebrate "with responsibility". "Everyone should be proud of these players, because what they've done is incredible".

A few familiar nations may be absent from the 2018 World Cup, but the global competition will still be a spectacle to behold.

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That said, Southgate will hope for three games that give his team a chance to warm into the tournament. The hosts are ranked 65th in the world and aren't considered a major threat, especially after finishing dead last in the group stage of Euro 2016.

Denmark were also inspired by a hat-trick by Christian Eriksen in their 5-1 win over the Republic of Ireland in their European playoff match.

With the pots confirmed, Coach Gernot Rohr's men might be drawn against world heavyweights like champions Germany, Argentina, Brazil and France, who are all in Pot 1.

After a 0-0 draw in New Zealand on Saturday, a more vibrant Peru showed up at the Estadio Nacional and denied New Zealand a third appearance at the World Cup.

Interestingly, the new Spain home kit for the World Cup has proved somewhat controversial to the point where both Adidas and the Spanish football authority (RFEF) have been compelled to make statements in order to quell anger.

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