Republic of Ireland will discover their 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying group fate on Friday.

Vera Pauw's side are in Pot 3 for the draw which will decide the composition of the nine European qualifying groups. It will take place at 12.30pm with the first set of qualifying games then beginning in September.

Group winners advance directly to the 2023 World Cup tournament proper which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, while runners-up contest the play-off stage.

Ireland, who fell to narrow 1-0 friendly defeats to higher-ranked Belgium and Denmark earlier this month, came close to reaching the play-off phase of the 2022 UEFA Women's European Championship qualifiers, finishing two points behind second-placed Ukraine.

Pot 1: Netherlands, Germany, England, France, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Italy, Denmark

Pot 2: Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Iceland, Scotland, Russia, Finland, Portugal, Wales

Pot 3: Czech Republic, Ukraine, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Northern Ireland

Pot 4: Slovakia, Hungary, Belarus, Croatia, Greece, Albania, North Macedonia, Israel, Azerbaijan

Pot 5: Turkey, Malta, Kosovo, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Latvia

Pot 6: Montenegro, Lithuania, Estonia, Luxembourg, Armenia, Bulgaria

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