FIFA have confirmed the seeded teams for the 2006 World Cup qualifying series.
The draw for the qualifying groups will take place on Friday in Frankfurt, Germany.
Hosts Germany are the only country who do not have to qualify for the event with holders Brazil being made to qualify for the finals.
Friday’s ceremony will also feature the draws for the group stages in Africa, Oceania, North and Central America and the Caribbean, and Asia.
The South American qualifying section is aleady underway.