The draw is based on the teams’ rankings, which were published on Thursday.
The ranking of the teams participating in the 2022 World Cup draw is as follows:
The first level: Qatar – Brazil – Belgium – France – England – Argentina – Spain – Portugal.
Level Two: Mexico – Netherlands – Germany – Denmark – Uruguay – Switzerland – USA – Croatia.
Third level: Senegal – Tunisia – Morocco – Iran – Japan – South Korea – Serbia – Poland.
Fourth level: Cameroon – Ghana – Saudi Arabia – Canada – Ecuador – qualified from the European playoffs – qualified from the Asian and South American playoffs – qualified from the Oceania and CONCACAF playoffs.
The procedures approved by the FIFA Organizing Committee specify that the names of 28 teams that have succeeded in crossing the qualifiers will be placed in 4 pots based on the world rankings issued on March 31.
Qatar will be in the first pot at the top of Group A as the host, and then the seven highest-ranked teams will join them at the heads of the rest of the groups.
The countries ranked eighth to 15th in the ranking of qualified teams are allocated to Pot 2, while countries 16 to 23 will be placed in Pot 3.
And thePot 4 includes the 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th seed holders, as well as three tokens representing the winners of the intercontinental qualifiers.
The drawing will start with bowl #1 and end with bowl #4, and each bowl will be completely emptied before moving on to the next bowl.
According to the drawing procedures, a ball will be drawn from the teams bowl, followed by a ball from one of the group balls, to determine the number of the team in the group.
Teams from the same continent will also be separated into each of the eight groups except for UEFA, which is represented by 13 teams. Thus, a European duo will be in 5 groups out of 8.