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Can someone correct me if I am wrong but we are now ranked 41st and are among the top 24 qualifiers
Spain is also ranked number eight in the world and would have been a seeded team but for the fact that hosts Russia have to be ranked

Anyway, no matter how you look art it, we will still have two crack teams in our group. With Spain, Italy, England, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Switzerland all to be in Pot B, this tournament will be helele.

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Some jump from frying pan to fire, Nigeria is jumping from pot to pot, kai, just like Mikel's sideways passing :tic: :sneaky:

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Some jump from frying pan to fire, Nigeria is jumping from pot to pot, kai, just like Mikel's sideways passing :tic: :sneaky:

Ask tfco, it is still better than dancing one corner and the next moment finding yourself inside pot of hot kenkey :mrgreen:

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Need to be in pot 3 to avoid group of death. We should be able to beat any of the teams in pot 4. We just need an 'easy' pot 1 (Poland) or pot 2 ( Peru, Switzerland if they qualify )


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We ate in pot 4


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We ate in pot 4

What did we eat from the pot? Amala, akara...?

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The YeyeMan wrote:
vancity eagle wrote:
We ate in pot 4

What did we eat from the pot? Amala, akara...?


Lol!!!! I think he meant we 'are' instead of 'ate'


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The YeyeMan wrote:
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We ate in pot 4

What did we eat from the pot? Amala, akara...?



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Make we just enter pot and come out in flying colors.

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Ayo Akinfe wrote:
Can someone correct me if I am wrong but we are now ranked 41st and are among the top 24 qualifiers
Spain is also ranked number eight in the world and would have been a seeded team but for the fact that hosts Russia have to be ranked

Anyway, no matter how you look art it, we will still have two crack teams in our group. With Spain, Italy, England, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Switzerland all to be in Pot B, this tournament will be helele.

It's still projections. Nothing is sure until the remaining 9 teams qualify.

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The YeyeMan wrote:
vancity eagle wrote:
We ate in pot 4

What did we eat from the pot? Amala, akara...?


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metalalloy wrote:
The YeyeMan wrote:
vancity eagle wrote:
We ate in pot 4

What did we eat from the pot? Amala, akara...?



:rotf: :rotf: :rotf:


:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:

He's speaking with a breda accent

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:07 pm 
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anointed wrote:
Ayo Akinfe wrote:
Can someone correct me if I am wrong but we are now ranked 41st and are among the top 24 qualifiers
Spain is also ranked number eight in the world and would have been a seeded team but for the fact that hosts Russia have to be ranked

Anyway, no matter how you look art it, we will still have two crack teams in our group. With Spain, Italy, England, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Switzerland all to be in Pot B, this tournament will be helele.

It's still projections. Nothing is sure until the remaining 9 teams qualify.


Dudes, we will most likely be in Pot 4. Just based on those who are guaranteed that are above us in rankings, the pots are:

Pot 1
Russia
Germany
Brazil
Portugal
Argentina
Belgium
Poland
France

Pot 2
Spain
England
Columbia
Mexico
Uruguay
Iceland
Costa Rica
Egypt

Pot3
Iran
Serbia


Which means 6 teams left for pot 3. 7 of the 8 European play off countries are above us in ranking (Greece being the only one). So you can bet that the four play off winners will be above us. They will then take their places in the respective pots based on ranking and teams in 2 may drop to 3.

That leaves two spots open in pot 3. Peru ranked 10 are playing New Zealand and then there is Tunisia or Congo Dr from group A as likely qualifiers and even Senegal all who are above us.

So we are going to need a lot of luck to make pot 3. New Zealand will have to beat Peru and Senegal have to fail to qualify. Greece may need to qualify and beat one of the other 7 Teams in their playoff that are above us to make it easier.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:39 pm 
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kbt wrote:
anointed wrote:
Ayo Akinfe wrote:
Can someone correct me if I am wrong but we are now ranked 41st and are among the top 24 qualifiers
Spain is also ranked number eight in the world and would have been a seeded team but for the fact that hosts Russia have to be ranked

Anyway, no matter how you look art it, we will still have two crack teams in our group. With Spain, Italy, England, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Switzerland all to be in Pot B, this tournament will be helele.

It's still projections. Nothing is sure until the remaining 9 teams qualify.


Dudes, we will most likely be in Pot 4. Just based on those who are guaranteed that are above us in rankings, the pots are:

Pot 1
Russia
Germany
Brazil
Portugal
Argentina
Belgium
Poland
France

Pot 2
Spain
England
Columbia
Mexico
Uruguay
Iceland
Costa Rica
Egypt

Pot3
Iran
Serbia


Which means 6 teams left for pot 3. 7 of the 8 European play off countries are above us in ranking (Greece being the only one). So you can bet that the four play off winners will be above us. They will then take their places in the respective pots based on ranking and teams in 2 may drop to 3.

That leaves two spots open in pot 3. Peru ranked 10 are playing New Zealand and then there is Tunisia or Congo Dr from group A as likely qualifiers and even Senegal all who are above us.

So we are going to need a lot of luck to make pot 3. New Zealand will have to beat Peru and Senegal have to fail to qualify. Greece may need to qualify and beat one of the other 7 Teams in their playoff that are above us to make it easier.

SE will be pot 3 not pot 4,i see Nigeria in
Russia
Mexico
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:10 pm 
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kajifu wrote:
kbt wrote:
anointed wrote:
Ayo Akinfe wrote:
Can someone correct me if I am wrong but we are now ranked 41st and are among the top 24 qualifiers
Spain is also ranked number eight in the world and would have been a seeded team but for the fact that hosts Russia have to be ranked

Anyway, no matter how you look art it, we will still have two crack teams in our group. With Spain, Italy, England, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Switzerland all to be in Pot B, this tournament will be helele.

It's still projections. Nothing is sure until the remaining 9 teams qualify.


Dudes, we will most likely be in Pot 4. Just based on those who are guaranteed that are above us in rankings, the pots are:

Pot 1
Russia
Germany
Brazil
Portugal
Argentina
Belgium
Poland
France

Pot 2
Spain
England
Columbia
Mexico
Uruguay
Iceland
Costa Rica
Egypt

Pot3
Iran
Serbia


Which means 6 teams left for pot 3. 7 of the 8 European play off countries are above us in ranking (Greece being the only one). So you can bet that the four play off winners will be above us. They will then take their places in the respective pots based on ranking and teams in 2 may drop to 3.

That leaves two spots open in pot 3. Peru ranked 10 are playing New Zealand and then there is Tunisia or Congo Dr from group A as likely qualifiers and even Senegal all who are above us.

So we are going to need a lot of luck to make pot 3. New Zealand will have to beat Peru and Senegal have to fail to qualify. Greece may need to qualify and beat one of the other 7 Teams in their playoff that are above us to make it easier.

SE will be pot 3 not pot 4,i see Nigeria in
Russia
Mexico
Nigeria


I'm not seeing where you are getting your confidence from or maybe it's just hopeful thinking. Read the listing above. We will have a good chance to be in Pot 3 if Greece qualify as they are the only European play off team below us. If they don't the 4 European qualifiers are all ranked above us. One of Tunisia and Congo DR will qualify from group A and they are both higher ranked than us. You are also now relying on 10th ranked Peru losing to New Zealand.


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Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:38 pm 
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Kabalega wrote:
Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:


Because World Cup seedings will be based on the rankings released this week and not the November list. :taunt:


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I haven't done the maths, but I swear if this is because of CHAN..I go really vex.

Someone please tell me WAFU counts for no more than a friendly.

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kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:


Because World Cup seedings will be based on the rankings released this week and not the November list. :taunt:

:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
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Results in the WAFU cup and CHAN qualifications messed up our seedings. Now we need to hope that miraculously that two of Greece, New Zealand and South Africa qualify.


Also what pot would Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland be in if they qualify. I would fancy our chances against either of them.


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Kabalega wrote:
kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:


Because World Cup seedings will be based on the rankings released this week and not the November list. :taunt:

:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
You wish!



Oh boy!!! :roll:


http://kwese.espn.com/football/fifa-wor ... ms-ranking

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_FI ... up_seeding

Unlike previous editions of the World Cup, all pots will be determined by each national team's October 2017 FIFA World Ranking, with Pot 1 containing the highest-ranked teams, Pot 2 containing the next highest-ranked teams, and so on; in previous editions only one pot containing the highest-ranked teams was determined by rank, with the other three pots determined by continental confederation. The hosts will continue to be placed in Pot 1 and treated as a seeded team, however, so Pot 1 will consist of hosts Russia and the seven highest-ranked teams that qualify for the tournament.


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kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:


Because World Cup seedings will be based on the rankings released this week and not the November list. :taunt:

:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
You wish!



Oh boy!!! :roll:


http://kwese.espn.com/football/fifa-wor ... ms-ranking

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_FI ... up_seeding

Unlike previous editions of the World Cup, all pots will be determined by each national team's October 2017 FIFA World Ranking, with Pot 1 containing the highest-ranked teams, Pot 2 containing the next highest-ranked teams, and so on; in previous editions only one pot containing the highest-ranked teams was determined by rank, with the other three pots determined by continental confederation. The hosts will continue to be placed in Pot 1 and treated as a seeded team, however, so Pot 1 will consist of hosts Russia and the seven highest-ranked teams that qualify for the tournament.

This doesn't make sense.
Many teams have not even qualified yet.
Forget that, imagine if a European team loses to a San Marino and continues to lose form, they would wreak havoc on the whole tournament with their poor form.

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Kabalega wrote:
kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
kbt wrote:
Kabalega wrote:
Why not wait for the game in Algiers....? :tic:


Because World Cup seedings will be based on the rankings released this week and not the November list. :taunt:

:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
You wish!



Oh boy!!! :roll:


http://kwese.espn.com/football/fifa-wor ... ms-ranking

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_FI ... up_seeding

Unlike previous editions of the World Cup, all pots will be determined by each national team's October 2017 FIFA World Ranking, with Pot 1 containing the highest-ranked teams, Pot 2 containing the next highest-ranked teams, and so on; in previous editions only one pot containing the highest-ranked teams was determined by rank, with the other three pots determined by continental confederation. The hosts will continue to be placed in Pot 1 and treated as a seeded team, however, so Pot 1 will consist of hosts Russia and the seven highest-ranked teams that qualify for the tournament.

This doesn't make sense.
Many teams have not even qualified yet.
Forget that, imagine if a European team loses to a San Marino and continues to lose form, they would wreak havoc on the whole tournament with their poor form.

Just like the head to head debacle with Angola, the rules are the rules bro... :taunt: :taunt: :taunt:

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