The Asian section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar. In the AFC qualifier, 4.5 slots are available for the final tournament.
In this slot 1 host team qualified for the tournament and the qualification structure is as follows.
First round 12 teams (ranked 35–46) 6 winners reached 2nd Round
Second round 40 teams (ranked 1–34 6 winners from 1st round) (total 8 groups & 4 runners-up qualifed for the 3rd round
Third round 12 teams from 2nd round All Teams divided into 2 groups Top 2 group winners qualified for WC
Inter-confederation play-off 2 third-placed teams from 3rd group Winner qualifief for inter-confederation play-offs.
Competing in first round- (Ranked 35th to 46th) Competing in second round- (Ranked 1st to 34th)
April 2019 FIFA World Rankings
The 1st round was held on 17 April 2019 Total Teams : 12 (ranked 35–46) 6 winners reached 2nd Round
The 2nd round was held on 17 July 2019 Total Teams: 34 (Ranked 1st to 34th)
This consisted of two groups of six teams. The Top Two Teams are qualified for FIFA World Cup. 1. Iran 2. South Korea 3. Saudi Arabia 4. Japan
Match Played - Doha
Date: 7 June 2022
The qualifier round last play-off match is scheduled to be played between Peru and AFC Fourth Round winner. It will be held in Qatar on 13 June 2022.
Third round Group A winners
Third round Group A runners-up
Third round Group B runners-up
Third round Group B winners