which hats? Time and TV channel for the draw


LOCATION OF THE WORLD CUP. This is this year’s expected football meeting. The draw for the WC 2022 will take place on Friday 1 April. Here is all the information you need to know.

Seven new nations got their ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday, March 29th. Awaiting the postponement of the match between Ukraine and Scotland, Portugal and Poland won their qualification after their respective victories against Northern Macedonia (2-0) and Sweden (2-0) in the “final” dams in the European zone. If Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski go to Qatar, that will not be the case for the eliminated Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Algeria will not play the World Cup in 2022! Against the Cameroonians on Tuesday, March 29, the Fennecs bowed after the tension in overtime (2-1) after a goal from Karl Toko-Ekambi. Among the other qualifiers for the 3rd round on the African continent, Morocco won easily at home (4-1), thus sealing their qualification for the next World Cup. In the rematch of the final of the last Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal got their ticket to Qatar after a tense penalty shootout. After a draw (1-1) in Nigeria, Ghana qualified for the next World Cup just like Tunisia, after the goalless draw on Tuesday, March 29 at home against Mali.

Next expected meeting in the World Cup in 2022, the draw for the group stage. See you on April 1 at 20:00 local time, kl. 18.00 in France. France puts its title in play will know its opponents in the group stage. If 27 countries are currently qualified for the next World Cup, some major nations in European football have been placed in hat 2: this is the case with Germany, the Netherlands or even the finalists in the final edition. , Croatia.

  • The organizing committee of the FIFA competitions has approved the principles for drawing lots and putting together hats
  • The edition of the FIFA / Coca-Cola world rankings published on 31 March will serve as a reference

According to FIFA’s press release, “the 28 teams already qualified will be ranked according to sporting criteria in pools numbered from 1 to 4 based on the edition of the FIFA Coca-Cola World Ranking, which will be published on March 31, 2022. , at the end of March international window.As hosts, Qatar will be seeded (position A1) in Pot 1. The next eight teams in seeding order (teams 8-15) will be paid in pot 2, and teams 16 to 23 will join pool 3. Finally, pool 4 will include teams 24 to 28 as well as the two teams “to be determined” corresponding to the winners of the intercontinental play-offs and the team “to be determined” corresponding to the winner of the last UEFA play-off . “

The first turning point in a sports competition, the draw is always awaited with excitement. The group stage of the 2022 World Cup will take place on Friday, April 1 in Doha, Qatar. The timing of the ceremony was announced on Tuesday, March 22 by Fifa, it will take place from. 18.00 in France.

The 2022 World Cup draw will be streamed from Qatar on TMC from 18:00 on Friday 1 April.

All the teams that have qualified for the World Cup in 2022 are not yet known. But if there are still 15 places to be allocated to Qatar, 17 nations are already known to take part in the next World Cup:

  • Qatar (host country)
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • England
  • Spain
  • Denmark
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Swiss
  • Croatia
  • Iran
  • Serbia
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Ecuador
  • Uruguay
  • Canada
  • Senegal
  • Morocco
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • Tunisia
  • Poland
  • Portugal

For the draw, the 32 qualified countries will be divided into four hats according to the FIFA rankings. The host country for the World Cup, Qatar, is also in first hat. Hat 1 is drawn first, followed by 2nd, 3rd and 4th. When a ball is drawn in a hat, another ball will be drawn to determine the group of each choice (from A to H). Note that nations from the same federation can not be placed in the same group, with the exception of UEFA, which has 13 representatives. Five of the eight pools will include two European nations.

Hat # 1:

  • Qatar
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • France
  • Argentina
  • England
  • Spain
  • Portugal

Hat # 2:

  • Denmark
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Mexico (in case of direct qualification)
  • United States (if directly qualified)
  • Swiss
  • Croatia
  • Uruguay

Hat # 3:

  • Senegal
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Morocco
  • Serbia
  • Poland
  • South Korea
  • Canada or Tunisia

Hat # 4:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Ecuador
  • Ghana
  • Cameroon
  • Canada or Tunisia
  • Winner of the CONMEBOL playoffs
  • CONCACAF play-off winner
  • Winner of the European finals

If the draw for the 2022 World Cup is only on April 1, Les Bleus by Didier Deschamps, who appears in Hat 1, already knows the selections they will not face in the group stage at the Qatar World Cup. . Among them Qatar which is the host country, Argentina and Brazil, but also other European nations such as Belgium, England or Spain. As for the other hats, it will depend on the results of the playoffs in the African and European zone in particular, but also on the FIFA rankings.

Reigning world champions, the French team will be seeded in the draw for the 2022 World Cup thanks to their placement on the Fifa rankings. 8 nations will appear in Hat 1, these are the predicted ones:

  • France
  • Qatar (host country)
  • England
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Portugal

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