FILE PHOTO: The tournament's official logo for the 2022 Qatar World Cup is seen on the wall of an amphitheater, in Doha, Qatar, September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoun
March 31, 2022
(Reuters) – List of countries that have qualified for the 32-team World Cup in Qatar this year:
Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia.
Iran, Japan, South Korea, Qatar (as hosts), Saudi Arabia.
The United Arab Emirates will face Australia in a playoff in June, with the winner taking on Peru for another berth in Qatar.
Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland.
Wales will play Scotland or Ukraine to decide the final qualifier from Europe.
NORTH, CENTRAL AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
Canada, Mexico, United States.
Costa Rica will face New Zealand in a playoff for a spot in Qatar.
New Zealand won the Oceania qualifying tournament to claim the region’s place in the intercontinental playoff.
Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay.
Peru finished fifth and will play the UAE or Australia for a spot in Qatar.
(Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)