FIFA announced on Thursday a new and simplified format for the 2018 World Cup draw with the teams to be grouped by their place in the world ranking rather than their continent.
Cape Verde are the biggest overall movers in the latest Fifa World Rankings as they climb a total of 47 places.
The Libyan Football Federation has reportedly demanded that FIFA order and replay of their World Cup qualifier against Tunisia as the Kenyan referee who officiated the game is married to a Tunisian woman.
The first wave of tickets for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia will go on sale on Thursday. Fans will be able to submit their applications via Fifa's website and tickets will be sold in two phases.
The Football Association of South Africa on Friday agreed to go by the order from Fifa for a World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed.
A World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed after the match referee was banned for life by Fifa.
African champions Cameroon cannot qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia after a 1-1 draw with Nigeria in Yaounde on Monday.
Belgium became the first European side to join hosts Russia at next summer's World Cup finals as goals from Jan Vertonghen and Romelu Lukaku gave them victory in Greece.
FIFA is to intervene in Cameroon's football federation (FECAFOOT) again in an attempt to end bickering among officials which has dragged on since 2015, soccer's governing body said on Wednesday.
Rwanda's Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is capable of host a tournament of such a stature.