The standings for the World Cup of all continents

What is the status of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup? What about other continents’ qualifiers? Who from Asia, South Africa, or South America is eligible?

Already qualified for the World Cup

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Morocco, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Uruguay, United States are among the 29 countries that have already qualified for the World Cup.

Africa World Cup Qualifiers

Qualified for the World Cup:: Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia.

10 teams have reached the final round of the World Cup qualification in Africa. The winners of the five matches qualify for the final tournament.

The confrontations consist of two matches in March 2022:

  • Egypt – Senegal (Senegal wins on penalties)
  • Cameroon – Algeria (Cameroon won by away goal)
  • Nigeria – Ghana (Ghana wins by away goal)
  • Congo – Morocco
  • Mali – Tunisia

World Cup qualification Asia

Qualified for the World Cup: Iran, Japan, South Korea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia.

Qualified for the Asia play-offs: Australia, United Arab Emirates.

Five or six teams from Asia qualify for the World Cup. There are two groups, of which the top 2 qualify directly.

The two numbers 3 play one duel against each other, to decide who will advance to the intercontinental play-offs against a country from South America.

  • June 7: United Arab Emirates – Australia
  • June 13 or 14: Australia or the United Arab Emirates – Peru

Group A

Team Played Points Goal Difference
Iran 10 25 +11
South Korea 10 23 +10
UAE 10 12 0
Iraq 10 9 -6
Syria 10 6 -7
Lebanon 10 6 -8

Group B

Team Played Points Goal Difference
Saudi Arabia 10 23 +6
Japan 10 22 +8
Australia 10 15 +6
Oman 10 14 +1
China 10 6 -10
Vietnam 10 4 -11

World Cup Qualification Europe

Qualified for the World Cup: Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland.

Qualified for the European play-offs: Scotland, Ukraine, and Wales.

  • June: Scotland – Ukraine
  • June: Wales – Scotland or Ukraine

13 European countries will participate in the World Cup in Qatar. Read more about the World Cup qualification.

World Cup qualification North and Central America

Qualified for the World Cup: Canada, Mexico, United States.

Qualified for the Intercontinental Playoffs: Costa Rica.

  • June: New Zealand – Costa Rica

Three or four countries from North and Central America will qualify for the final tournament as delegates from the Concacaf. The top three in the group qualify directly, and the number four plays intercontinental play-offs against a country from Oceania.

Team Played Points Goal Difference
Canada 14 28 +16
Mexico 14 28 +9
US 14 25 +11
Costa Rica 14 25 +5
Panama 14 21 -2
Jamaica 14 11 -10
El Salvador 14 10 -10
Honduras 14 4 -19

World Cup qualification Oceania

Qualified for the intercontinental play-offs: New Zealand.

  • June: New Zealand – Costa Rica

Zero or one team will represent Oceania at the Middle East football tournament. There are two groups; the winner of group A will play against the number 2 of group B and the winner of group B will play against the number 2 of group A. The final will be played by the winners of both semi-finals. The winner of the final will play intercontinental play-offs.

World Cup qualification South America

Qualified for the World Cup: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay.

Qualified for the intercontinental play-offs: Peru.

  • June 13 or 14: Australia or the United Arab Emirates – Peru

Four or five countries from South America qualify for the 2022 World Cup, as delegates from CONMEBOL.

There is one group and the top 4 qualify directly, while the number 5 plays intercontinental play-offs.

Team Played Points Goal Difference
Brazil 17 45 -35
Argentina 17 39 +20
Ecuador 18 28 0
Uruguay 18 26 +8
Peru 18 24 -3
Chile 18 23 1
Colombia 18 19 -7
Bolivia 18 16 -14
Paraguay 18 15 -19
Venezuela 18 10 -20

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