With the South Africa 2010 field now completed, FIFA.com looks at the stories behind the numbers from a record-breaking qualifying phase.
The Bahamas barely slipped past BVI on Sunday to reach the second round of CONCACAF qualifying, where they will be joined by Bermuda.
Playing both legs of their qualifying series on the road in Nassau, the British Virgin Islands have their work cut out against the Bahamas.
Wednesday's slate of CONCACAF qualifiers had a little bit of everything - a 12-0 drubbing, a few upsets and a first-ever win on home soil.
The dates and venues for the first round of CONCACAF qualifying were announced today in Zurich, along with several important changes.
The draw has been made for the three groups that will form the penultimate round of qualifying in North, Central America and the Caribbean.