There will be 16 teams from Europe, five from Africa and three from Asia. As of right now, there are 3.5 spots for South America and two for Oceania. In addition to this, a total of four or five teams will qualify from Asia. As for the rest, the qualification process will determine the number of Asian teams. In the following table, we will look at the allocation of each continent’s nations.
The 2022 world cup qualifiers asia will have 32 teams, the following edition will have 48. This edition was confirmed in December 2010, and qualifiers will be announced in March 2017. Ten European countries and five African nations will qualify from this group. In addition, Asia, South America, and North and Central America will be allocated four and a half spots each. Those nations that qualify from Oceania will go to the World Cup if their group wins its competition.
The OFC’s qualifying stage is expected to begin in January 2022. The OFC hopes to stage enough games to get a playoff team by June. In addition, Australia will no longer compete in the OFC, but it will send two teams to the World Cup. Other countries from the OFC include Israel, New Zealand, and Brazil, and 13 of the European nations will qualify from the group stage.
The World Cup qualifiers for the 2022 tournament will include host South Africa, non-FIFA member Tuvalu, and host Qatar. There will also be an automatic spot for each team from each continent, as the hosts of the event will also be in South Africa. The other teams that will qualify will be selected through their continental qualifying tournaments. The first appearances for these teams are considered automatic, so the hosts will be a favorite.
The South American continent will have two teams in the World Cup. The first one will be Brazil, which will be the host nation. The second will be Argentina. Both of these countries will be in the World Cup for the first time in 2022. There are four teams from each continent in the tournament. All countries have an automatic spot for the tournament. The other eight countries will enter through the qualifying process.
In the other continent, South America will have three teams and the World Cup will be held in 2022. In Asia, the three best nations in the world will qualify. In Africa, the top four nations will qualify for the World Cup. The remaining four will compete in the intercontinental play-off. For the rest of the teams, the South American team will be in the first round of the qualifying process.