These are the 23 Qualifiers for 2018 World Cup
The 23 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, ahead of this week’s series of playoffs:
Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Serbia, Spain, France, Portugal
Africa: Egypt, Nigeria
Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea
North, Central America and Caribbean: Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
The nine remaining places will be decided by Wednesday, November 15. They will go to:
– The four winners of the European play-offs: Croatia v Greece, Northern Ireland v Switzerland, Sweden v Italy, Denmark v Republic of Ireland
– The two winners of intercontinental play-offs: Peru v New Zealand, Australia v Honduras.
– The winners of the three undecided groups in Africa.