The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is getting closer and tickets are closing for the most important soccer event. They are also staying outside powers, which will see it on TV, as is the case with Italy. For now, with Argentina classified and awaiting the draw, in Ole we show you how it is the map of the Qualifiers of each Confederation, with 30 qualified and how it continues.
For now, the 30 that have secured their place are Argentina, Qatar (organizer), France (last champion), Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, England, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Serbia, Portugal, Poland, Wales , Iran, South Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Mexico, United States, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco, Cameroon and Tunisia. There are two places available. Who goes up?
HOW ARE THE QUALIFIERS OF EACH CONFEDERATION?
Those classified to Qatar.
South America: 4 classified and a Repechage
Peru goes to the Repechage (AP).
Argentina Brazil, Ecuador and Uruguay achieved direct passage to the World Cup in the Qualifiers. While Peru will define its ticket in the Repechage intercontinental against the winner of Australia – United Arab Emirates. The duel between Ricardo Gareca’s team and the Asian representative will be on Monday, June 14 at 3:00 p.m. (Argentine time), at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayán.
Europe: 12 qualified and a place to be defined
UEFA has 13 quotas to distribute among 55 selected and with Wales qualifying (1-0 win over Ukraine with goal against Yarmolenko in playoff)there are already all the teams that will go for the title in Qatar.
Those who will compete in the World Cup on the European continent are France, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, England, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Serbia, Portugal, Poland and Wales.
Concacaf: 3 classified and a Repechage
Canada achieved the long-awaited qualification for the World Cup on the penultimate date and thus will play the most important national team tournament for the second time (He was also in Mexico 1986, precisely).
Those who followed in his footsteps on the way to Qatar 2022 are Mexico and the United Stateswho took second and third place in the octagonal table. Costa Ricawho equaled the North Americans in number of points but was below them in the table by goal difference, will go to the Repechage against New Zealand, representative of Oceania, for a place in the World Cup. The meeting between both teams will be on Tuesday, June 14.
Asia: 4 classified and a Repechage to be defined
They got a ticket to the World Cup South Korea, Iran (for zone A), Japan and Saudi Arabia (zone B). This Tuesday at 3:00 p.m., Australia and the United Arab Emirates of Vasco Arruabarrenathe third parties of each zonewill play each other to go to the playoff against Peru.
Arruabarrena seeks the Repechage with the United Arab Emirates (EFE).
Africa: 5 qualified
In Africa, two previous qualifying rounds were also played between 53 affiliated countries. After a group stage with 10 zones, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Algeria, Ghana, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Morocco, Mali and Tunisia advanced. Of those 10, five will be in Qatar 2022. The five back and forth keys determined that Senegal (Africa Cup champion against Egypt), Ghana, Morocco, Tunisia and Cameroon will play the next World Cup.
Oceania: a Repechage
The OFC classification is the only one that does not fight for any direct quota: divided into two groups of four teams each and with pending semifinals and finals, the winner of the tournament will advance to a Repechage against the fourth team in the final table of the Concacaf octagonal. The tournament is played all in Doha, Qatar, no less.
There were eight selections, but two resigned after Covid outbreaks. Vanuatu and Cook Islands could not be part of the Qualifiers. So, in Group A only one game was played to determine positions: there Solomon Islands beat Tahiti 3-1 and came first. Group B was defined, with New Zealand winning their three duels and being the leader. He is accompanied to the semis by Papua New Guinea, your escort. Out were Fiji and New Caledonia.
In the semi-finals, New Zealand beat Tahiti 1-0 and the Solomon Islands beat Papua New Guinea 3-2. And in the final, the New Zealanders crushed their rival 5-0, taking over the possibility of playing the Repechage: they will face Costa Rica for the place in the World Cup.
THIS IS HOW THE WORLD CUP GROUPS WERE COMPOSED
This is how the groups of the Qatar World Cup were formed.