The final tournament of the Soccer World Cup in North America will include sixteen groups with three countries in the group stage on the match schedule. For more information, see: Schedule. Prior to this, there will be a large number of qualification groups. Each continental zone (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC, UEFA) will have several groups consisting of a different number of countries in the qualification stage (2023-2025). This will result in the 48 countries that are allowed to start the group stage of the final round of the 2026 World Cup. Further explanation? See: Qualifiers.
As soon as the draw for World Cup qualification has taken place and the qualification groups in the six FIFA continents are known, these pages will provide information on the division of countries, the results, rankings and all of the group schedules.
Groups, standings, matches and results
As soon as the final draw for the 2026 World Cup has taken place, these pages will also provide information about all sixteen groups with the division of the country teams, the results, rankings and match schedule.