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How many Asian teams qualified for the 2014 World Cup?

How many Asian teams qualified for the 2014 World Cup?

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) section of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification saw 43 teams competing for 4 or 5 berths in the final tournament in Brazil. As in recent tournaments the AFC had four direct qualifiers for the finals tournament in addition to a further possible place via the intercontinental play-offs…

Are there any World Cup fans still in Brazil?

There were tons of them in Brazil for the World Cup, and the photographers and TV camera operators of the world did not leave us hanging. Of course, the 2014 World Cup is almost over now. However, we’ve got a few more days until the final between Argentina and Germany.

How many foreigners come to Brazil each year?

Between 2010 and 2014, Brazil’s economic growth drew large numbers of migrants to the country. Yet recent economic stagnation has slowed this trend: Just 94,000 foreigners arrived in 2016, down from 122,000 in 2014, a 23 percent decrease.

Why did the Japanese immigrants come to Brazil?

Around the same time, a new influx of Japanese immigrants entered, due to displacement caused by the U.S. military occupation of Okinawa. Between 1953 and 1963, nearly 55,000 Okinawans settled in Brazil, coming on the heels of the 200,000 Japanese who had immigrated before the war.

Who was the winner of the 2014 Asia Cup?

The 2014 Asia Cup (also known as Arise Asia Cup) was the twelfth edition of the Asia Cup cricket tournament. The tournament was held in Bangladesh from 25 February to 8 March 2014. Pakistan were the defending champions, having won the previous tournament.

How did the AFC qualify for the 2014 World Cup?

The top two teams in each group qualify for the 2014 finals directly, with the two third-placed teams playing-off for a chance to qualify via an intercontinental qualifying tie. A random draw determined that the final tie would be against the fifth-placed team from CONMEBOL qualification. 43 of the 46 AFC national teams entered qualification.

When was the draw for the World Cup for Asia?

The draw for Round Four was held on 9 March 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the teams seeded according to their March 2012 FIFA Ranking. The FIFA rankings used were released on 7 March 2012 and included all matches from the third round of Asian Qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.