2021 FANA World Cup qualification (NFC)

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2021 FANA World Cup qualification (NFC)
Tournament details
Host countriesQualifications:
Various
Regional Cup:
 Lidonia
DatesQualifications:
4 December 2020 -
19 February 2021
2021 NFC Cup:
12 April 2021 -
17 April 2021
Teams18 (from 1 confederation)
Tournament statistics
Matches played72 // 64 (Q) / 8 (RC)
2022

The North Sakodan and North Wulforian section of the 2021 FANA World Cup qualification acted as qualifiers for the 2021 FANA World Cup and the NFC knockout stage, for national teams that are members of Northern Football Confederation (NFC). A total of 8.5 spots were available for NFC teams in the final tournament. One country got the opportunity to qualify via an inter-confederation playoff. 8 spots in total were also available for NFC teams in the regional cup, held in Lidonia.

First Round[edit]

Seeding[edit]

The seeding was based on the FANA World Rankings of November 2020. The 18 teams were seeded into 5 pots with 4 countries in the first 4 and 2 countries in the last pot.

  • Pot 1 contains the teams ranked 1–4.
  • Pot 2 contains the teams ranked 5–8.
  • Pot 3 contains the teams ranked 9–12.
  • Pot 4 contains the teams ranked 13–16.
  • Pot 5 contains the teams ranked 17–18.

Each five-team group contained one team from each of the six pots, while the last four-team group contained one team from each of the first four pots.

Teams were allocated to seeding pots as follows (October 2020 FANA Rankings shown in second column; the national teams which eventually qualified for the final tournament are presented in bold; the national teams who took part in the play-offs are presented in italic).

Pot 1
Team Pos
 Lidonia 5
 Drevona 7
 Dýria 12
 Fordia 15
Pot 2
Team Pos
 Levalle 15
 Decoria 29
 Lanovina 32
 Ruyjin Republic 33
Pot 3
Team Pos
 Fyor 39
 Sylvan 46
 Shkeera 49
 Orangina 60
Pot 4
Team Pos
 Vikyirie 60
 Zakaslovia 60
 Kingdovania 60
 Atlandia 60
Pot 5
Team Pos
 Danskanksova 60
 Asgreeb 60

Summary[edit]

  Top 2 of each group qualified directly for the 2021 FANA World Cup and to the
  Other teams were eliminated after the first round

Fordia

Lanovina

Drevona

Decoria

Lidonia

Levalle

Dýria

Ruyjin Republic

Asgreeb

Zakaslovia

Orangina

Sylvan

Danskanksova

Kingdovania

Shkeera

Atlandia

Fyor

Vikyirie

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Fordia Lanovina Asgreeb Zakaslovia Orangina
1  Fordia 8 7 1 0 15 1 +14 22 Advance to 2021 FANA World Cup and regional cup. 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–0
2  Lanovina 8 4 2 2 11 5 +6 14 1–3 3–0 1–0 4–1
3  Asgreeb 8 4 2 2 8 6 +2 14 0–0 0–0 3–2 2–0
4  Zakaslovia 8 1 1 6 6 17 −11 4 0–3 0–2 0–2 3–3
5  Orangina 8 0 2 6 4 15 −11 2 0–3 0–0 0–1 0–1
Source: FANA

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Drevona Decoria Sylvan Danskanksova Kingdovania
1  Drevona 8 6 0 2 17 6 +11 18 Advance to 2021 FANA World Cup and regional cup. 1–0 3–0 2–0 3–0
2  Decoria 8 5 1 2 16 9 +7 16 2–0 1–3 1–0 3–1
3  Sylvan 8 4 2 2 9 7 +2 14 Advance to inter-confederation play-offs. 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0
4  Danskanksova 8 3 0 5 8 15 −7 9 2–4 2–5 1–0 1–0
5  Kingdovania 8 0 1 7 3 16 −13 1 0–3 1–3 0–0 1–2
Source: FANA

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Lidonia Levalle Shkeera Atlandia
1  Lidonia 6 5 1 0 11 2 +9 16 Advance to 2021 FANA World Cup and regional cup. 1–0 3–0 2–0
2  Levalle 6 4 0 2 11 4 +7 12 1–3 4–0 1–0
3  Shkeera 6 2 1 3 11 12 −1 7 1–1 0–3 5–0
4  Atlandia 6 0 0 6 1 16 −15 0 0–1 0–2 1–5
Source: FANA

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Dýria Ruyjin Republic Fyor Vikyirie
1  Dýria 6 4 1 1 14 4 +10 13 Advance to 2021 FANA World Cup and regional cup. 3–0 2–1 4–0
2  Ruyjin Republic 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 13 1–1 3–1 3–0
3  Fyor 6 3 0 3 10 7 +3 9 2–1 0–1 2–0
4  Vikyirie 6 0 0 6 0 16 −16 0 0–3 0–1 0–4
Source: FANA

Qualified teams[edit]

The following eight teams from NFC qualified for the final tournament.

Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in FANA World Cup
 Fordia Group A winner 29 January 2021 6 (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
 Lanovina Group A runner-up 19 February 2021 5 (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)
 Drevona Group B winner 12 February 2021 3 (2018, 2019, 2020)
 Decoria Group B runner-up 19 February 2021 5 (2016, 2017, 2020)
 Lidonia Group C winner 5 February 2021 4 (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
 Levalle Group C runner-up 12 February 2021 3 (2018, 2019, 2020)
 Dýria Group D winner 5 February 2021 6 (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
 Ruyjin Republic Group D runner-up 12 February 2021 2 (2017, 2020)
 Sylvan FCS v NFC play-off winners 2 April 2021 2 (2018, 2019)
1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

NFC Regional Cup[edit]

The 2021 NFC Regional Cup will be the first edition of the NFC Cup, a regional competition between members of the Northern Football Confederation, the competition will be hosted in Lidonia. The competition serves to determine which country would represent NFC in the upcoming 2021 FANA Confederations Cup, set to be hosted in Namimori & Qasentria.

Qualified Countries[edit]

Knock Out Round[edit]

 
 
          
 
12 April - Nakopek
 
 
 Lidonia5
 
15 April - Estport
 
 Ruyjin Republic0
 
 Lidonia1 (2)
 
12 April - Dunava
 
 Fordia1 (3)
 
 Fordia3
 
17 April - Nakopek
 
 Decoria0
 
 Fordia3
 
13 April - Estport
 
 Drevona2
 
 Drevona4
 
15 April - Dunava
 
 Lanovina0
 
 Drevona3
 
13 April - Illeven
 
 Dýria1 Third place
 
 Dýria2
 
16 April - Illeven
 
 Levalle0
 
 Lidonia1 (1)
 
 
 Dýria1 (3)
 

See also[edit]