Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Fight to the finish
by Paul Kennedy, October 12th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] The USA was the  19th team to qualify for the 2010 World Cup when it beat Honduras, 3-2, on Saturday. An additional 31 teams are still alive. Four more teams -- two from Europe and one each from Concacaf and South America -- will clinch berths on Wednesday. But nine berths -- four in Europe's playoffs, three in Africa and one each in the Concacaf/South America and Asia/Oceania playoffs -- won't be decided until November.

QUALIFIERS (19)
1. South Africa (host)
2. Japan (Asia Group 1)
3. South Korea (Asia Group 2)
4. Australia (Asia Group 1)
5. Netherlands (Europe Group 9)
6. North Korea (Asia Group 2)
7. Brazil(South America)
8. Ghana (Africa Group D)
9. England (Europe Group 6)
10. Spain (Europe Group 5)
11. Paraguay(South America)
12. Ivory Coast (Africa Group E)
13. Germany (Europe Group 4)
14. Denmark (Europe Group 1)
15. Serbia (Europe Group 7)
16. Italy (Europe Group 8)
17. Chile(South America)
18. Mexico(Concacaf)
19. USA(Concacaf)

CONTENDERS (31)
Europe Group 1 (0.5 berths):
20. Portugal (16 pts; 16-4; 10/14 vs. Malta)
21. Sweden (15 pts; 9-4; 10/14 vs. Albania)
22. Hungary (13 pts; 9-8; 10/14 vs. Denmark)
(second-place team to European playoff)

Europe Group 2 (1.5 berths):

23. Switzerland (20 pts; 18-8; 10/14 vs. Israel)
24. Greece (17; 18-9; 10/14 vs. Luxembourg)
25. Israel (15; 20-10; 10/14 at Switzerland)
26. Latvia (14; 15-13; 10/14 vs. Moldova)
(winner to finals and second-place team to European playoff)

Europe Group 3 (1.5 berth):

27. Slovakia (19; 21-10; 10/14 at Poland)
28. Slovenia (17; 15-4; 10/14 at San Marino)
29. Czech Republic (15; 17-6; 10/14 vs. Northern Ireland)
30. Northern Ireland (14; 13-9; 10/14 at Czech Republic)
(winner to finals and second-place team to European playoff)

Europe Group 4 (0.5 berth):
31. Russia (clinched)
(second team to European playoff)

Europe Group 5 (0.5 berth):
32. Bosnia (clinched)
(second team to European playoff)

Europe Group 6 (0.5 berth):
33. Ukraine (18 pts; 15-6; 10/14 at Andorra)
34. Croatia (14 pts; 13-12; 10/14 at Kazakhstan)
(second team to European playoff)

Europe Group 7 (0.5 berth):
35. France (clinched)
(second team to European playoff)

Europe Group 8 (0.5 berth):
36. Ireland (clinched)
(second team to European playoff)

Europe Group 9 (0.5 berth):
37. Norway (group finished)
(second team to European playoff)

Concacaf (1.5 berths):
38. Costa Rica (15 pts; 13-13; 10/14 at USA)
39. Honduras (13 pts; 16-11; 10/14 at El Salvador)
(third-place team to finals and fourth-place team to Concacaf-South America playoff)

South America(1.5 berths):
40. Argentina (25 pts; 22-20; 10/14 at Uruguay)
41. Uruguay (24 pts; 28-19; 10/14 vs. Argentina)
42. Ecuador (23 pts; 22-25; 10/14 at Chile)
(fourth-place team to finals and fifth-place team to Concacaf-South America playoff)

Asia-Oceania Playoff (1.0 berth)
43. Bahrain (first leg: 0-0; second leg: 11/14 at New Zealand)
44. Australia (first leg: 0-0: 11/14 vs. Bahrain)
(winner to finals.)

Africa Group A
45. Cameroon (10 pts; 7-2; : 11/14 at Morocco)
46. Gabon (9 pts; 6-3; 11/14 at Togo)
(winner to finals.)

Africa Group B
47. Tunisia (11 pts; 7-3; : 11/14 at Mozambique)
48. Nigeria (9 pts; 6-2; : 11/14 at Kenya)
(winner to finals.)

Africa Group C
49. Algeria (13 pts; 9-2; : 11/14 at Egypt)
50. Egypt (10 pts; 7-4; : 11/14 vs. Algeria)
(winner to finals.)

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
NWSL: Heath and Long head MVP finalists    
Tobin Heath and Allie Long, teammates on the regular-season champion Portland Thorns and the U.S. national ...
What They're Saying: Thomas Tuchel    
"Today we wanted to see if we could play with the same pace, the same tempo, ...
MLS Retirement: Concussions end Wahl's journey    
After suffering two concussions in 2016, Columbus Crew defender Tyson Wahl intends to retire at the ...
MLS Moves: Union's Barnetta will return to Switzerland    
Swiss international Tranquillo Barnetta, 31, will leave the Philadelphia Union at the end of the 2016 ...
CCL: Good night for MLS clubs in Central America    
The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals for ...
Crowd Count: NWSL attendance jumps 10 percent    
Once again, the Portland Thorns led the NWSL in average attendance with a record 16,945 fans ...
What They're Saying: Carli Lloyd    
"People are only talking about the kneeling aspect of it. I think it becomes more of ...
MLS Moves: Dempsey will not play again in 2016    
The Sounders have shut down Clint Dempsey. General manager and president of soccer Garth Lagerwey announced ...
MLS Expansion: Atlanta United names Martino head coach    
The track record of high-profile international coaches in MLS isn't so good: Carlos Alberto Parreira, Carlos ...
Video Pick: James Corden comically coaches Arsenal    
James Corden, of "The Late Late Show" and "Carpool Karaoke" fame, takes charge of Arsenal for ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives