The draw ceremony for the group stage of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League is due to begin at 18:00 on Thursday Aug. 24.

You can catch it live on Supersport 3A

The UEFA Player of the Year award will also be presented as part of the hour-long event.

Teams will be drawn into eight groups of four; clubs from the same national association cannot be drawn together.

Pot 1 contains the champions of the top eight European leagues. Pots 2-4 are then seeded based on UEFA coefficient.

Seeded: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Benfica, Chelsea, Shakhtar Donetsk, Monaco, Spartak Moscow

Pot 2: Barcelona, Atletico, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, Man City, FC Porto, Man United

Pot 3: Napoli, Tottenham, FC Basel, Olympiakos, Anderlecht, Liverpool, Roma, Besiktas

Pot 4: Celtic, CSKA Moscow, Sporting CP, APOEL Nicosia, Feyenoord, NK Maribor, FK Qarabag, RB Leipzig

The first group games will be played on Sep. 12-13.

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