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2022 Football World Cup Qualified Teams & Groups

An excruciating wait of 4 years is about to end as the Football World Cup 2022 is set to begin in just a few days. So get ready, fantasy football fans! This year, the Football World Cup will be played in Qatar (first-ever time in an Arab country) from 20th November to 18th December 2022.

The opening match is between debutant and host Qatar and the South American nation of Ecuador on 20th November 2022 (9:30 PM IST) at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor. Check out the complete 2022 Football World Cup Schedule. 

This is the last time a Football World Cup will have 32 countries competing, as the next edition in 2026 will have 48 teams. The next tournament will take place in the USA, Canada, and Mexico.

Football World Cup 2022: Qualified Groups and Teams

Group A

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
Qatar (Host)Asia1Debut-
EcuadorSouth America42014Round of 16 (2006)
SenegalAfrica32018Quarterfinalist (2002)
NetherlandsEurope112014Runner-up (1974, 1978, 2010)

Group B

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
EnglandEurope162018Winner (1966)
IranAsia62018Group stage (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, 2018)
USANorth America112014Third place (1930)
WalesEurope21958Quarterfinalist (1958)

Group C

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
ArgentinaSouth America182018Winner (1978, 1986)
Saudi ArabiaAsia62018Round of 16 (1994)
MexicoNorth America172018Quarterfinalist (1970, 1986)
PolandEurope92018Third place (1974, 1982)

Group D

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
FranceEurope162018Winner (1998, 2018)
AustraliaAsia62018Round of 16 (2006)
DenmarkEurope62018Quarterfinalist (1998)
TunisiaAfrica62018Group stage (1978, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2018)

Group E

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
SpainEurope162018Winner (2010)
Costa RicaNorth America62018Quarterfinalist (2014)
GermanyEurope202018Winner (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014)
JapanAsia72018Round of 16 (2002, 2010, 2018)

Group F

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
BelgiumEurope142018Third place (2018)
CanadaNorth America21986Group stage (1986)
MoroccoAfrica62018Round of 16 (1986)
CroatiaEurope62018Runner-up (2018)

Group G

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
BrazilSouth America222018Winner (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
SerbiaEurope132018Fourth place (1930, 1962)
SwitzerlandEurope122018Quarterfinalist (1934, 1938, 1954)
CameroonAfrica82014Quarterfinalist (1990)

Group H

TeamConfederationTotal Times QualifiedLast Time QualifiedPrevious Best Performance
PortugalEurope82018Third place (1966)
GhanaAfrica42014Quarterfinalist (2010)
UruguaySouth America142018Winners (1930, 1950)
South KoreaAsia112018Fourth place (2002)

For the Indian fans, all the matches of the 2022 Football World Cup will be telecast live on Sports18 channels. The live streaming will be available on the Voot app and JioCinema app. Make your fantasy football team for the Football 2022 World Cup on the Howzat fantasy app.

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