The selection of European nations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been made public. In Monday’s draw, 55 European nations were divided into 10 groups.
According to yesterday’s draw, 55 European nations are divided into 10 groups. Group A includes Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg and Azerbaijan.
The 2010 winners in Group B are Spain, Sweden, Greece, Georgia and Kosovo. The 2006 winners, Italy, will face Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania in Group C.
Former winners France are in Group D along with Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kazakhstan.
Group E also includes Belgium, Wales, the Czech Republic, Belarus and Estonia. Group F includes Denmark, Austria, Scotland, Israel, Faroe Islands and Moldova, while Group G includes the Netherlands, Turkey, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar.
Former runners-up Croatia will face Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Malta in Group H.
Group I includes England, Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino. In Group J, Romania, Iceland, Northern Macedonia, Armenia and Liechtenstein will compete with 2014 winners Germany.
The top team in each group will go straight to the World Cup. The second-placed team of the group will compete in the next selection round involving two teams from the Nations League. The selection game will start from March 2021.