World Cup draw: Iran to play Argentina, Bosnia, Nigeria

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vanguardngr.com 06/12/2013 Sports

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COSTA DO SAUIPE (AFP) -World Cup organisers on Friday opened the draw ceremony for next year’s finals in the Brazilian resort of Costa do Sauipe. A total of 32 teams qualified for the finals and they were drawn into eight groups of four.
Nigeria will begin it’s 2014 world cup campaign in Group F as the country will play against Argentina, Iran and Bosnia and Hezogovina in Brazil.
BRAZIL, Costa do Sauipe : Fifa president Joseph Blatter gestures during a press conference in Costa do Sauipe, state of Bahia, Brazil on December 3, 2013. The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil final draw will take place December 6. AFP PHOTO

In Group A – Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon
Group B – Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
Group C – Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast, Japan
Group D – Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy
Group E – Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras
Group F – Argentina, Bosnia, Iran, Nigeria.
Group G – Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA
Group H – Belgium, Algeria, Russia, South Korea
Secretary General of Fifa Jérôme Valcke was in charge of the draw and was assisted by some of the main icons of football history, representing the eight countries that have won the 19 editions of the World Cup to today: Sir Geoff Hurst, Mario Kempes, Fabio Cannavaro, Lothar Matthaus, Zinedine Zidane, Fernando Hierro, Cafu and Alcides Ghiggia.
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