World’s best top National football teams are categorized into 8 groups. The groups of 32 teams are revealed in an event of FIFA which was organized in Costa do Sauipe Resort, Bahia, Brazil. For the second time, Brazil got the opportunity to host world cup after 1950. All qualified 32 national teams are divided into eight groups with 4 teams each. Earlier, FIFA announced team Pot & now top 32 are grouped for FIFA World Cup 2014. So here are the groups of 2014 World Cup.
8 Groups of FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil
There are total of 8 groups announced by FIFA which are Group A, B, C, E, F, G & H. The host team Brazil is listed in first Group.
Match Dates of FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil
On first match date of World Cup 2014 (12 June), first match will be played in Sao Paulo. Group Stage matches will be ended on 26 June 2014. From every group, top 2 teams will qualify for Round of 16. This round will began from 28 June 2014. On 4th and 5th July, the quarter finals will be played.
Semi finals are scheduled to be played on 8 and 9 July. So FIFA has decided the final of FIFA World Cup 2014 will be played on 13 July on which the champions will lift the trophy 20th time.
World Best top 3 teams, Spain, Germany & Argentina are the favorites with maximum number of votes. This time Spain might face big competition because of great performance of German players in domestic & Champions league competitions.
Brazil has selected 12 cities to organized this world cup & final match will be played on Maraca stadium, which have a capacity of 96,000.