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Pot Distribution for Round 3 of 2026 World Cup Qualifications Based on the Latest FIFA Rankings



NOBARTV.CO.ID The distribution of World Cup Qualification pots, the latest FIFA Rankings were updated on Thursday 21 June. By updating this ranking, it is almost certain that Indonesia will be in pot 6 in the drawing for the third round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications.

Indonesia will return to action in the third round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications in the Asian zone. The success of Shin Tae-yong's team in advancing to this round was because they previously managed to record maximum results.

So, in the second round of the 2026 World Cup Qualification which was held last year and ended this June, Indonesia was one of 18 teams declared to have qualified for the next round. This qualification cannot be separated from their success in placing second in the final standings in the group they occupy. In the second round, Indonesia was joined in group F along with Iraq, Vietnam and the Philippines.

In this group, Indonesia achieved a total of three wins and one draw in six matches. Therefore, they have the right to get 10 points and finish in second place. On that basis, Ivar Jenner et al have the right to accompany Iraq as winners of Group F to advance to the next (third) round.

In the third round, Indonesia will compete with 17 other teams to qualify for the 2026 World Cup. The 18 teams will be divided into three groups, each group filled with six teams.

However, before it is confirmed which teams will enter groups A, B and C, a drawing will first be held. Yesterday, FIFA updated the latest rankings so that we can know which teams are in pots 1, 2 and 6 in the drawing.

Pot Distribution for Round 3 of 2026 World Cup Qualifications Based on the Latest FIFA Rankings
Justin Hubner duels with Filipino players
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By referring to the FIFA rankings, the bottom three teams (who qualify for the third round) are guaranteed to enter pot 6. Meanwhile, in pot 1, it is certain that the three best teams will occupy it. Likewise with other pots which are sorted based on the latest FIFA rankings. This drawing itself will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday 27 June 2024.

The following is the distribution of the third round of the 2026 World Cup Qualification Drawing pots for the Asian zone based on the latest FIFA rankings:

Jar 1: Japan (17), Iran (20), South Korea (22)

Jar 2: Australia (23), Qatar (35), Iraq (55)

Jar 3: Saudi Arabia (56), Uzbekistan (62), Jordan (68)

Jar 4: UAE (69), Oman (76), Bahrain (81)

Jar 5: China (86), Palestine (91), Kyrgyzstan (101)

Jar 6: North Korea (110), Indonesia (134), Kuwait (137)

That is a summary of interesting information in the news article entitled Pot Distribution for Round 3 of 2026 World Cup Qualifications Based on the Latest FIFA Rankings which has been a team of writers NOBARTV NEWS ( ) extracts from various trusted sources.

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