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The moment has come which defines the 32 teams  into eight superfine groups for the FIFA world cup finals to be held in Samba nation Brazil and also lead to six months of dissecting , formulating alien plans .The national teams that made it to the Brazil World Cup finals also got to know their first rivals and also the cities where they will be based during the initial stage of the tournament.

The draw for the finals took place at the Costa do Sauípe resort, in the north coast of the state of Bahia. Here’s a look at the format by which the draws were made.

pots

The draw  produced eight groups of four teams (A to H) for the first round group phase. Each group consisted of one team from each pot.

The teams in Pot 1 were placed automatically in position 1 for the groups in which they were drawn.  Brazil was automatically placed in position 1 in Group A. The position of the other teams in the groups were classified 2, 3, 4 according to the draw.

Pot 2 featured teams from three confederations (Africa, South America and Europe).

At the beginning of the draw, there was a Pot X with the four South American seeded teams. One of these teams were drawn into the group in which the European nation from Pot 2 entered.

This European team  joined this group and the other teams from Pot 2 completed Groups A to H. Finally there were five groups out of the eight which included two European teams.

Breaking the suspense here we are with the  Fifa world cup 2014 Finals groups:

fifa WORLD CUP FINALS

Opening game of the world cup will be between Brazil and Croatia. Group G and Group D certainly forms the group of death. While Argentina, Brazil and France with somewhat easier draws. This draw certainly forms the perfect recipe for an unforgettable football mega event .

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