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Zambia in Pot 3 for Fifa U-20 World Cup Draw







Zambia have been placed in Pot 3 for the Fifa U-20 World Cup draw according to the pot allocation confirmed by the global football governing body on Monday.

The Fifa U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 draw will be held at the Suwon Artrium on 15 March 2017.

The Junior Chipolopolo could face any of South Korea (Host Nation), Portugal, Uruguay, France, USA and Germany who have been placed in Pot 1.

They could also face Mexico, Argentina, New Zealand, Senegal, Japan or Costa Rica who are in Pot 2.

However they will avoid being placed in the same group as England, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Honduras and Venezuela who are also in Pot 3.

Pot 4 contains Ecuador, South Africa, Iran, Vietnam, Guinea and Vanuatu.

The draw will be conducted by among other officials, Diego Maradona and Pablo Aimar, and will also be attended by officials from the participating teams, Fifa and the host cities. The event will be covered live on fifa.com.

Zambia U-20 Coach Beston Chambeshi and Team Manager Daniel Jere will represent Zambia at the draw.

Below are the pots for Wednesday’s draw:

Pot 1: South Korea, Portugal, Uruguay, France, USA, Germany

Pot 2: Mexico, Argentina, New Zealand, Senegal, Japan, Costa Rica

Pot 3: Zambia, Honduras, England, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Venezuela

Pot 4: Ecuador, South Africa, Iran, Vietnam, Guinea, Vanuatu