The world’s top teams will gather in Qatar in November for the eagerly anticipated World Cup.
A number of top teams have already booked their places at the finals, with more expected to do so in the coming days.
Italy will for the second time miss the showpiece after they were knocked out by North Macedonia in the qualifiers.
Which teams though have qualified?
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;
- South Korea
- Saudi Arabia
Qualifications are set to continue this coming week, with five representatives of Africa set to be known.