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World Cup 2022: Which nations have qualified for Qatar?

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After some intense qualification games this week, let’s take a look at the nations that have already qualified for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

With the major tournament approaching, certain nations have already received a golden ticket after an exciting qualification round. So, let’s take a look at all the teams that have qualified for the World Cup which will take place in Qatar next year. The hosting country, Qatar, has automatically qualified for the tournament when they were allotted the rights to host in 2010.

Which nations have qualified?

CountryAssociationDate qualified
Qatar ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆAFCDecember 2, 2010
Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชUEFAOctober 11, 2021
Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐUEFAOctober 12, 2021
Brazil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทCONMEBOLNovember 11, 2021
Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชUEFANovember 12, 2021
France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทUEFANovember 13, 2021
Croatia ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทUEFANovember 14, 2021
Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธUEFANovember 14, 2021
Serbia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธUEFANovember 14, 2021
England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟUEFANovember 15, 2021
Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญUEFA November 15, 2021
Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑUEFANovember 16, 2021
Argentina ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทCONMEBOLNovember 16, 2021

How many nations can go through from each association?

AssociationNo. of Countries
AFC (Asia)4 or 5
CAF (Africa)5
CONCACAF (North, Central America and the Caribbean)3 or 4
CONMEBOL (South America)4 or 5
UEFA (Europe)13
OFC (Oceania)0 or 1

After the qualification rounds are done and dusted, inter-confederation play-offs will be conducted in order to decide how many teams will go through from each association. The total number of nations that will be competing in the competition are 32.

When is the group stage draw?

On April 1, 2022, the draw for the World Cup will take place, with 32 teams making their way into eight groups of four.

When will the tournament happen?

The official schedule for the World Cup in Qatar is from November 21 to December 18, 2022.