The United Arab Emirates national football team has been drawn into Group II for the next round of Asian qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The UAE was drawn into the Group along with Saudi Arabia, Iran, South Korea and North Korea, the state news agency reported.
Group I comprises Australia, besides Japan, Bahrain, Uzbekistan and Qatar.
The top two teams from each group will automatically qualify for the 2010 World Cup. The fifth berth will be decided during the play-off stage.