Football: World Cup final draw set for Dec 6

ZURICH (AFP) - The draw for the 2014 World Cup finals will be made on Dec 6 at the Brazilian holiday seaside resort of Costa do Sauipe. It was announced by Fifa after a meeting on Tuesday with the Brazilian organisers.

"It was confirmed at the meeting that the draw for the 2014 World Cup finals would take place at Costa do Sauipe, in Bahia State, at 1300 local time (12am Singapore time) on Dec 6, 2013," Fifa said in a statement.

After the meeting Fifa president Sepp Blatter had expressed his confidence Brazil would be ready in time to host the finals despite the continual delays in constructing the stadia amd that the finals would be 'formidable'.

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