Over 200 countries from across the world started qualifications for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar but only 32 made it to the final tournament.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar will be the last Word Cup with 32 teams because in the FIFA World Cup 2026 hosted by the USA, Canada and Mexico number of teams will increase to 48.
A total of 32 teams have qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar earned automatic qualification because they are hosting the tournament. Other 31 teams have earned their place by playing through regional qualifying matches. In all, 13 teams from Europe qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022, six from Asia, five from Africa, four from South America, and four from North America. Here are all 32 nations that qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022 by region:
ASIA: Qatar, Iran, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and Australia.
EUROPE: Germany, Denmark, France, Belgium, Croatia, Spain, Serbia, England, Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, and Wales.
SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, and Uruguay.
AFRICA: Ghana, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, and Cameroon.
NORTH AMERICA: Canada, USA, Mexico, and Costa Rica.
There are only four months before the tournament starts. The first game will be played on Monday, November 21st. The games will be played in eight stadiums across five cities: Doha, Al Rayyan, Lusail, Al Khor, and Al Wakrah. The 2022 FIFA World Cup Final will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Sunday 18th December 2022, the National Day of Qatar.
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