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LONDON- (IranSportsPress.com): Iran are placed in a relatively easy group after being drawn in the same group as Syria, UAE and Kuwait, while Australia are in the group of death.
16:45: And that is that! with 928 days to go before the opening match of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Thanks for following the draw on ISP. We will have all Iran matches LIVE for our package holders, with Full Game Downloads available only a few hours later.
16:43: Here is the full African draw.
Group 1: Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Tanzania, Mauritius.
Group 2: Guinea, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya.
Group 3: Angola, Benin, Uganda, Niger.
Group 4: Nigeria, South Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone.
Group 5: Ghana, Libya, Gabon, Lesotho.
Group 6: Liberia, Algeria, Senegal, Gambia.
Group 7: Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Botswana, Madagascar.
Group 8: Morocco, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mauritania.
Group 9: Brkina Faso, Tunisia, Seychelles.
Group 10: Mali, Congo, Sudan, Chad.
Group 11: Togo, Eritrea, Zambia, Swaziland.
Group 12: Epypt, Congo DR, Malawi, iDjibouti.
16:37: We are coming to the end of the draw, with the African draw half way done.
16:27: Another break, and after that it will be Africa.
16:19: Full European draw is as follows:
Group 1 Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Albania, Malta
Group 2 Greece, Israel, Switzerland, Moldova, Latvia, Luxembourg
Group 3 Czech Republic, Poland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, San Marino
Group 4 Germany, Russia, Finland, Wales, Azerbaijan, Liechtenstein
Group 5 Spain, Turkey, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Armenia, Estonia
Group 6 Croatia, England, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Andorra
Group 7 France, Romania, Serbia, Lithuania, Austria, Faroe Islands
Group 8 Italy, Bulgaria, Republic of Ireland, Cyprus, Georgia, Montenegro
Group 9 Holland, Scotland, Norway, FYR Macedonia, Iceland
16:16: Group 1 in Europe is a difficult one. England are in Group 6, and once again they have to battle it out with Croatia. France in Group 7 also have a tough take, together with Italy in Group 8.
16:06: Christian Karembeu and Abedi Pele will assist with the Europe draw.
15:59: After a break we are going to have the European draw now.
15:45: The draw for the CONCACAF is very confusing and complicated.
15:35: Full Asian draw is as follows:
Group 1: Australia, Iraq, Qatar, China.
Group 2: Oman, Thailand, Bahrain, Japan.
Group 3: North Korea, Jordan, Turkmenistan, South Korea.
Group 4: Lebanon, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia.
Group 5: Syria, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Iran.
15:32: Ali Daei picks IRAN out, and IRAN will have to face Syria, United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait in Group 5. Group 1 is the group of death with Australia, Iraq, Qatar and China.
15:23: Here we go ladies and gentlemen. Ali Daei comes on to the stage.
15:17: Not long left... We are now watching images from the nine host cities in South Africa.
15:10: ...and now it is the turn of the FIFA president, Mr Blatter, to address the crowd.
15:04: President of South Africa is addressing the crowd now.
15:02: 'The Lion King musical', is being played... if that's your kinda thing...
14:58: The speeches are over, and the draw should begin any minute now.
14:48: 12 minute to go to start of the draw.
14:42: Ali Daei will be helping with the draw.
14:35: The draw will start in 25 minutes time, and its Asia's turn to go first. 20 teams will be divided in to 5 groups of 4.
14:30 (GMT): Hello and Welcome to ISP's LIVE coverage of World Cup 2010 draw.