15 Teams Are Currently In, With 17 Left To Be Named

Published on February 3rd, 2022 1:10 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel



The nations that have qualified for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar so far.  In photo: Kylian Mbappe - France. Update: February 2nd, 2022

We are just about 9 1/2 months out from the start of the 2022 World Cup, which will take place in Qatar this year.

A total of 32 teams will end up making the tournament.

Qatar is the host country, so they automatically qualified to play in the tournament.

14 other teams have qualified so far - they are:

Germany
Denmark
Brazil
France
Belgium
Croatia
Spain
Serbia
England
Switzerland
Netherlands
Argentina
Iran
South Korea

Here is how each nation has qualified so far:

1. Qatar - host nation

2. Germany - UEFA Group J winners

3. Denmark - UEFA Group F winners

4. Brazil - One of top two CONMEBOL teams

5. France - UEFA Group D winners

6. Belgium - UEFA Group E winners

7. Croatia - UEFA Group H winners

8. Spain - UEFA Group B winners

9. Serbia - UEFA Group A winners

10. England - UEFA Group I winners

11. Switzerland - UEFA Group C winners

12. Netherlands - UEFA Group G winners

13. Argentina - One of top two CONMEBOL teams

14. Iran - One of AFC Third Round Group A top two teams

15. South Korea - One of AFC Third Round Group A top two teams

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Here are how many countries will qualify from each confederation:

1. AFC (Asia) - 4 or 5

2. CAF (Africa) - 5

3. CONCACAF (North America/Central America/Caribbean) - 3 or 4

4. CONMEBOL (South America) - 4 or 5
5. OFC (Oceania) - 0 or 1

6. UEFA (Europe) - 13

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