The qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup, which began on March 12, 2015, is reaching its climax.
So far, eight nations have booked their place to join host nation Russia in next year's tournament.
Qualified nations: Russia (hosts), Belgium, Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea.
EUROPE (UEFA; 13 PLACES)
Qualifying for 2018 sees seven groups of six nations and two groups of five.
Russia qualify as hosts. Group...