The World Cup qualifying process is set to continue during the current international break, with a number of mouth-watering clashes lined up.
So, which teams have so far punched their tickets for the eagerly-anticipated tournament?
A total of 15 teams have confirmed their participation in the tournament;
World Cup Hosts – Qatar
Qatar are the first on the list by virtue of being the host of the tournament.
The group stage action concluded in November 2021, with all group winners going through.
Second-placed teams, where some big names still lie, will battle in the play-off round.
Here are some of the top guns that have already qualified;
Teams in the Play-off are Portugal, Scotland, Italy, Russia Sweden, Wales, Turkey, Poland, North Macedonia, and Ukraine with the Czech Republic and Austria.
Only two teams have so far qualified, and your guess is as good as mine;
- South Korea
No team has qualified from the African continent, with the first-round playoff matches set for this week before the return legs next week.
March 26 – Third Round first legs
- Mali v Tunisia
- DR Congo v Morocco
- Ghana v Nigeria
- Cameroon v Algeria
- Egypt v Senegal