With Costa Rica winning against New Zealand for the last spot in the 2022 World Cup, it will be held in Qatar by the end of the year. We now have an authentic list of all the countries in their groups. There is, of course, a short list of countries considered the favorites to win the tournament, but some of them will have a more challenging time getting to the final rounds.
At least five countries that made it to this stage are considered the favorites to win the cup in the end. All teams had a hard time getting to the final stage of the World Cup, especially when there was a pandemic, but we finally did. In November, Qatar will be the center of world football.
Teams that qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, and Germany. The Netherlands, Croatia, Uruguay, Denmark, Mexico, the United States, Senegal, Wales, Poland, Australia, and Japan. Morocco, Switzerland, Ghana, Korean Republic, Cameroon, Serbia, Canada, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Ecuador are the 32 countries that have made it to be qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. And Qatar, which is hosting the tournament, will lead the way in the first game.
Who is considered the favorite to win the World Cup in 2022?
Out of all these countries, Argentina, France, Brazil, Portugal, England, Spain, Germany, and Belgium are the ones most likely to win the tournament. Uruguay, Poland, Canada, Denmark, Croatia, Switzerland, Senegal, the Netherlands, and Wales all have a chance of being Cinderellas. The other countries don’t look like they will go very far in the tournament.
How are the World Cup groups for 2022 made?
In the FIFA world cup 2022 Group A, Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, and the Netherlands will all have a chance to shine. England, Ireland, the United States, and Wales are all in FIFA world cup Group B 2022. In the FIFA world cup Group C of the World Cup, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Poland are all hunting for the title. France, Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia are all in the FIFA world cup Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In the FIFA world cup Group E of the World Cup, Spain will play Costa Rica, Germany will play Japan, and Japan will play Germany. It is known as the “Group of Death.” Belgium, Canada, Morocco, and Croatia are all in FIFA world cup Group F of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The FIFA World Cup Group G has Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon. Last, Ronaldo’s Portugal is in front of Uruguay, Ghana, and the Republic of Korea in Group H of the World Cup. The tournament starts on November 21 and ends on December 18.
About FIFA world cup teams and their regions
The FIFA World Cup 22 in Qatar will feature 32 teams before the field to 48 teams for the 2026 World Cup. The FIFA World Cup has performed 32 teams for the last six editions since France 1998.
The host of Nation Qatar in the tournament will be 31 other countries that have received tickets to Big Dance through regional qualifying matches. It has been determined in advance how many countries that meet the requirements of each region:
- Africa (Caf): 5
- Asia (AFC): 4 (plus one playoff qualification)
- Europe (UEFA): 13
- North/Central America & Caribbean (Concacaf): 3 (plus one playoff qualification)
- Oceania (OFC): 1 PLAYOFF QUALIFICATION
- South America (Conmebol): 4 (plus one playoff qualification)
More detail about qualifiers for the FIFA world cup 2022
The four playoff qualifiers in the list above participated in two intercourse matching games played in June 2022, featuring a country from each of the four regions. The fight determined the last two qualifications for the 2022 World Cup: Asia vs. South America and North America vs. Oceania.
Asia vs. South America: Australia (Asian 3rd qualifying group) defeated Peru (5th in South America) in a penalty shootout on June 13 to claim a place in Qatar. For the fifth World Cup in a row, the Socceroos must defeat the United Arab Emirates 2-1 in the Asian Confederations playoff to get the opportunity to face Peru.
North America vs. Oceania: This is Costa Rica (4th place in North America) advanced to the World Cup after defeating New Zealand (Oceania winner) 1-0 on June 14 for the last ticket to Qatar. Ticos will join Germany, Spain, and Japan in Group E.
The last European World Cup was also determined in June. Wales defeated Ukraine 1-0 in the single-elimination playoff final on June 5. (Wales and Ukraine defeated Austria and Scotland, respectively, to reach the final.) The FIFA managers pushed the last European qualifying place to the June window after Ukraine requested the delay from the original March due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.