The Latest: Africa first, Europe last in World Cup draw

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) The latest on Saturday's World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):

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3:30 p.m.

FIFA finally released details for Saturday night's draw at Konstantin Palace, which has a television start time of 6 p.m.

The playoff draw that determines which confederations face each other for the final spots is scheduled for 6:18 p.m.

That is followed by Africa at 6:20 p.m., North and Central America and the Caribbean at 6:47 p.m., Oceania at 7:05 p.m., South America at 7:12 p.m. and Europe at 7:27 p.m.

Because South America competes as a one 10-nation group, the draw determines merely the schedule.

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