The 22nd edition of the FIFA world cup is around the corner. Football teams from 6 different continents are looking forward to booking their places for the event. 32 qualified teams will participate in this year’s FIFA World Cup. The qualification process is done through playing qualifying round matches. Out of 32 spots, 15 are already taken. The rest of the teams will be confirmed by the end of the European leg qualifiers.
Group stage draw for FIFA WorldCup will take place on 1st April 2022 in Doha Qatar. 32 teams are then divided into 8 different groups and the group will feature 4 teams. So, 15 teams have been qualified for Qatar WorldCup. Now have a look at already qualified teams and how they qualified. But before that let’s take a brief look at the tournament’s format and how many teams will be in the world cup.
How many teams will be in FIFA World Cup 2022
Qatar world cup is a 32 team tournament. This year’s world cup will be the last event that will feature 32 teams. FIFA planned to expand the world cup so the next event format will see 48 teams.
As concerned about this year’s world cup, we have 15 teams that qualified for the event. Qatar qualified to be the host nation, and France qualified because they are the defending winners. The rest of them who are qualified or will qualify will join them via qualifiers rounds from six different regions.
Each region got a maximum number of world cup spots to fill in. The numbers are divided as:
- Europe (UEFA): 13
- Asia (AFC): 4 + 1 place in playoffs
- South America (CONMEBOL): 4 + 1 place in playoffs
- Africa (CAF): 5
- Oceania (OFC): No direct qualification available,1 place in playoffs
- North/Central America (CONCACAF): 3 + 1 place in playoffs
FIFA WorldCup Qualified Teams
As things stand, 15 teams book their tickets for the Qatar world cup. Qatar as the host nation of the event joined these teams. To find out FIFA WorldCup Qualified Teams, have a look at the table:
|4||Brazil||South America||1st place in Qualifying|
|13||Argentina||South America||2nd place in Qualifying|
|14||TBC||Europe||Playoff Winner 1|
|15||TBC||Europe||Playoff Winner 2|
|16||TBC||Europe||Playoff Winner 3|
|17||Ecuador||South America||3rd Place in Qualifying|
|18||Uruguay||South America||4th Place in Qualifying|
|19||Iran||Asia||Qualifying Group A winner|
|20||South Korea||Asia||Qualifying Group A Runners-up|
|21||Saudi Arabia||Asia||Qualifying Group A winner|
|22||Japan||Asia||Qualifying Group A Runners-up|
|31||TBC||Region PlayOff||Playoff Winner 1|
|32||TBC||Region PlayOff||Playoff Winner 2|
FAQs Regarding Post
How many teams are in FIFA World Cup 2022?
World Cup 2022 will feature 32 teams divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each.
How many teams from each region will qualify for the 2022 World Cup?
South America: 5
Africa (CAF): 5
North/Central America: 4
How many teams have already qualified for World cup 2022?
15 teams are officially qualified for the 2022 world cup.