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2018 World Cup qualifying - how it works

The qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup began on March 12, 2015 with preliminary ties between the 12 lowest-ranked nations in Asia.

Chiquito Do Carmo of Timor-Leste had the honour of scoring the very first goal on the road to Russia in a 4-1 victory at home to Mongolia.

There are 31 places up for grabs, joining hosts Russia.

The draw for the main sections of qualifying takes place on Saturday, July 25, 2015.


13 places

• European qualifying home page

Qualifying for 2018...

Mexico get Olympic qualifying going with 4-0 rout of Costa Rica

Erick Torres added a late goal to ice Mexico's 4-0 Olympic qualifying opener against Costa Rica.

Without really impressing, Mexico still managed an effective beginning to a campaign to defend its Olympic title from 2012, defeating Costa Rica 4-0 in the opening match of qualifying.

Considering they've already won an Olympic title, Mexico might be taking qualifying for the competition in Rio de Jainero, Brazil, a little bit for granted. There hasn't been much media coverage about the squad in Mexico, and the attendance in Carson's Stub Hub stadium, normally a stronghold for Mexican fans whenever...

Mexico beats Costa Rica with Marco Bueno brace, Honduras tops Haiti 1-0

Erick Torres added an 88th-minute goal to help Mexico ice a 4-0 win against Costa Rica.

CARSON, Calif. -- Marco Bueno scored twice as defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in their Group B opener in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.

Bueno opened the scoring in the 19th minute, Costa Rica's William Fernandez Gonzalez had an own goal in first-half stoppage time, Bueno connected again in the 77th, and Erick Torres added a goal in the 88th.

Seeking its 11th berth in the Olympics, Mexico will play Haiti on Sunday in Carson and finish group play...

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Jamaica find late goal to survive in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Jamaica waited until the 89th minute at Nicaragua but finally found the crucial goal for a 2-0 win that kept them alive in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

The Reggae Boyz, fresh off making the final of the Gold Cup, came all the way back after dropping into a three-goal hole in their home leg to advance 4-3 on aggregate.

Jamaica had managed to cut Nicaragua's lead to 3-2 by the end of last week's first leg, and Darren Mattocks' 13th-minute opener in the second leg put...

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El Salvador keeping Orlando City in dark on Darwin Ceren injury

Darwin Ceren, right, has been a key midfielder for Orlando City this season.

Orlando City say they are are "uncertain" about midfielder Darwin Ceren's knee injury as El Salvador won't reveal any information to them.

El Salvador captain Ceren was hurt in Friday's World Cup qualifier at Curacao, but despite repeated inquiries, Orlando City have yet to learn any details about the injury to their player.

"We are still uncertain as to Darwin's status," Orlando City coach Adrian Heath said. "We have called several times but have not been able to get any clear information as yet.