Near full-house for Russian adventure
THE 29 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after Sweden qualified on Monday: Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Serbia, Spain, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Sweden
Africa: Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia
Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea
North, Central America and Caribbean: Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
The three remaining places will be decided by today. They will go to: • The winner of the last European playoff: Denmark v Republic of Ireland
• The two winners of intercontinental playoffs: Peru v New Zealand, Australia v Honduras.