Which teams have qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar? Who still has a chance?
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The World Cup is on the horizon, as it starts in November 2022 and hosts Qatar have now been joined by plenty of other teams.
With automatic qualifiers in Europe and South America already sealing their spot at the competition, there is still an almighty battle for qualification across Africa, Asia, North and Central America and the Oceania region.
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In the coming months plenty of final qualifiers and then playoffs will take center stage as nations around the world hope to make the 32 team tournament in Qatar. The likes of Italy and Portugal are unsure of their qualification, while there’s an almighty battle in the CONCACAF region which includes the USMNT.
[ QUALIFYING HQ: Africa | South America | CONCACAF ]
As for the dates: the 2022 World Cup will be contested from Nov. 21 to December 18, with the final to be played in Doha.
[ QUALIFYING HQ: Europe | Oceania | Asia ]
Below is the full list of teams who have qualified, so far, by reach region and we will update this as and when teams qualify. There is still so much to play for.
Qatar (qualified as hosts)
4 automatic qualified teams and 1 team qualifies for inter-confederation playoff
No teams qualified
Teams qualified for final playoff round in March 2022 (two legs)
Teams who have qualified for playoffs in March 2022
North and Central America
No teams qualified
3 automatic qualified teams and 1 qualified team for inter-confederation playoff
No teams qualified + Qualification schedule not confirmed, but expected for March 2022 where winner will represent region in inter-confederation playoff
+ 2 more automatic qualified teams and 1 qualifier for inter-confederation playoff