The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. This will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation. The draw for the finals will take place on 4 December 2009 in Cape Town. The pots for Friday's World Cup draw to be hosted in Cape Town. Pot 1 (seeds): South Africa (Group A), Argentina, Brazil, England, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain Pot 2: Australia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Honduras, Mexico, USA, New Zealand Pot 3: Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay Pot 4: Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland One team from each pot will be drawn into the eight opening round groups for the tournament.