2022 FIFA World Cup Qualified Teams
In addition, the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifying teams will be the last to involve 32 teams. The FIFA Association offers the 2022 FIFA World Cup to include 32 teams in Qatar the first in a Muslim-majority country where 48 teams are scheduled for the 2026 tournament in the United States.
This is the 22nd edition of the men’s World Cup tournament and is due to be held in Qatar from November 20 to 18 December. This will be FIFA’s last World Cup in which 32 teams are playing with an increase of 48 teams set for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
All 211 (expected) (from 6 confederations) remaining FIFA member associations were eligible to enter the qualifying process. Qualification started on 6 June 2019,
All 24 teams are eligible, and Qatar automatically qualifies as a host. The merit process was honored on 2 December 2010 with hosting rights.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification process is sometimes getting postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we are sharing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Qualifying Teams and an updated table of qualifier nationals.
Qualified teams for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar
|Teams||Method of qualification|
|Germany||UEFA Group J winner|
|Denmark||UEFA Group F winner|
|Brazil||CONMEBOL Round Robin top two|
|France||UEFA Group D winner|
|Belgium||UEFA Group E winner|
|Croatia||UEFA Group H winner|
|Spain||UEFA Group B winner|
|Serbia||UEFA Group A winner|
|England||UEFA Group I winner|
|Switzerland||UEFA Group C winner|
|Netherlands||UEFA Group G winner|
|Argentina||CONMEBOL Round Robin top two|
|Iran||AFC Third Round Group A top two|
|South Korea||AFC Third Round Group A top two|
|Japan||AFC Third Round Group B top two Saudi|
|Saudi Arabia||AFC Third Round Group B top two|
|Ecuador||CONMEBOL Round Robin third or fourth place|
|Uruguay||CONMEBOL Round Robin third or fourth place|
|Canada||CONMEBOL third-round top three|
|Ghana||CAF third-round winners|
|Senegal||CAF third-round winners|
|Portugal||UEFA second-round winners|
|Poland||UEFA second-round winners|
|Tunisia||CAF third-round winners|
|Morocco||CAF third-round winners|
|Cameroon||CAF third-round winners|
|United State||CONMEBOL third round third place|
|Mexico||CONMEBOL third-round runners-up|
|Wales||UEFA play-offs Path A winner|
|Australia||AFC v CONMEBOL play-off winners|
|Costa Rica||CONCACAF v OFC play-off winners|
A full list of qualifiers for the 22nd FIFA World Cup can be found below
|Asia||5(not including host nation)|
|North America, Central America, and the Caribbean||4|
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is European football’s administrative and controlling body. This Football Association has 55 members part of this association and all represent their respective countries.
FIFA selected 32 teams from 5 continents for the road to Russia. Africa (5 teams), Asia (5 teams), Europe (14 teams), North, Central America and the Caribbean (3 teams), and South America (5 teams).
|Confederation||Available slots in finals||Teams started||Qualifying start date||Qualifying end date|
|AFC||4 or 5 +1||45+1||6 June 2019||March 2022|
|CAF||5||54||4 September 2019||16 November 2021|
|CONCACAF||3 or 4||34||31 August 2020||March 2022|
|CONMEBOL||4 or 5||10||23 March 2020||March 2022|
|OFC||0 or 1||7||2020||14 June 2022|
|UEFA||13||55||25 March 2021||5 June 2022|
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Current stage (third round)
(Z) Eliminated from the World Cup
(Y) Cannot win Group, may still advance as group runner-up
|3||United Arab Emirates||10||12|
- First round: CONCACAF teams ranked 6 to 35 based on the FIFA ranking of July 2020.
- Second round: The six first-round group winners will play in a two-legged home and away series. The three winners will advance to the final round
- Third round: The three-second round winners will join the top five CONCACAF teams.
Current stage (third round)
The CONMEBOL Council decided on 24 January 2019 to maintain the same qualification structure used for the previous six tournaments. From October 2020 to June 2022(previously scheduled March 2020 to November 2021).
Qualifying was expected to begin in September 2020, but the FIFA international window in that month for the OFC was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 28 July 2020, the OFC announced that they had submitted a proposal to FIFA for the qualifiers in response to the pandemic.
First round: The 11 OFC teams would be split into two groups based on their FIFA Ranking, and play round-robin matches at a centralized location.
Second round: The four teams would play knockout two-legged home-and-away matches. The eventual winner would advance to the inter-confederation play-offs.
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Qualifying Teams Current stage (semi-final and final)
|1||Solomon Islands vs Papua New Guinea||3||2|
|2||New Zealand vs Tahiti||1||0|
|1||Solomon Islands vs New Zealand||0||5|
The qualification format was confirmed by the UEFA Executive Committee during their meeting in Nyon, Switzerland on 4 December 2019. The qualification will depend on results from the 2020-21 UEFA National League.
- First-round: 10 groups of 5 or 6 teams with group winners qualifying for the World Cup final.
- Second round: The 10-group runner-up would be joined by the best 2 Nations League group winners, based on the National League overall ranking.
Current round (First round)
|3||Republic of Ireland||8||9|
|4||Bosnia and Herzegovina||8||7|
UEFA Second Round
Wales (2-1) Austria (24 March 2022)
- Bale 25′, 51 (Wales)
- Sabitzer 65′ (Austria)
Scotland (1-3) Ukraine(24 March 2022)
- McGregor 79 (Scotland)
- Yarmolenko 33′ , Yaremchuk 49′ , Dovbyk 90+5′ (Ukraine)
Wales (1-0) Ukraine (24 March 2022)
- Yarmolenko (Own Goal) (Ukraine)
Russia vs Poland (24 March 2022)
- Poland – Won
Sweden vs Czech Republic (24 March 2022)
- Sweden – Extra Time
Poland (2-0) Sweden (29 March 2022)
- Lewandowski 49′ (pen.), Zieliński 72′ (Poland)
Portugal 3-1 Turkey (24 March 2022)
- Otávio 15′, Jota 42′, Nunes 90+4′ (Portugal)
- Yılmaz 65′ (Turkey )
Italy 0-1 North Macedonia(24 March 2022)
- Trajkovski 90+2′ (North Macedonia)
Portugal 2-0 North Macedonia (29 March 2022)
- Fernandes 32′, 65′ (Portugal )
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Qualifying Team Top Goal scorers
There have been more than 1525 goals have been scored in the 515 total matches, with an average of 2.96 goal scorers in each match. Here is the list of top Goal scorers from the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifying team schedule.
- Ali Mabkhout (United Arab Emirates) – 14 goals.
- Cyle Larin (Canada) – 13 goals
- Wu Lei, Harry Kane, Memphis Depay – 12 goals
- Marcelo Moreno(Bolivia), David Rugamas(El Salvador) – 8 goals.
- Karim Ansarifard(Iran), Sardar Azmoun(Iran), Memphis Depay(Netherlands), Aleksandar Mitrovic(Serbia), Omar Al Somah(Syria), Eldor Somurodov(Uzbekistan) – 7 goals.