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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 🇶🇦AFCDecember 2, 2010
Germany 🇩🇪UEFAOctober 11, 2021
Denmark 🇩🇰UEFAOctober 12, 2021
Brazil 🇧🇷CONMEBOLNovember 11, 2021
Belgium 🇧🇪UEFANovember 12, 2021
France 🇫🇷UEFANovember 13, 2021
Croatia 🇭🇷UEFANovember 14, 2021
Spain 🇪🇸UEFANovember 14, 2021
Serbia 🇷🇸UEFANovember 14, 2021
England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿UEFANovember 15, 2021
Switzerland 🇨🇭UEFA November 15, 2021
Netherlands 🇳🇱UEFANovember 16, 2021
Argentina 🇦🇷CONMEBOLNovember 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.