FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifying

African Zone

Members: 54

Entered: 53

Not entered: Zimbabwe (Suspended)

Slots: 5

  • 7 October 2015 - November 2017
    FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 African Zone Qualifying
    Teams: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda & Zambia (53)

1-5 (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018)

Asian Zone

Members: 46

Entered: 46

Slots: 4 or 5

  • 12 March 2015 - 10 October 2017
    FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Zone Qualifying
    Teams: Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam & Yemen (46)

1-4 (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018)
5 (Inter-Zone Play-offs)

European Zone

Members: 55

Entered: 54 + Russia (Host)

Slots: 13

  • 6 September 2016 - 10 October 2017
    FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 European Zone Qualifying
    Teams: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine & Wales (54)

1-13 (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018)

North & Central American & Caribbean Zone

Members: 35

Entered: 35

Slots: 3 or 4

  • 23 March 2015 - 10 October 2017
    FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 North & Central American & Caribbean Zone Qualifying
    Teams: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, United States & Virgin Islands (35)

1-3 (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018)
4 (Inter-Zone Play-offs)

Oceanian Zone

Members: 11

Entered: 11

Slots: 0 or 1

1 (Inter-Zone Play-offs)

South American Zone

Members: 10

Entered: 10

Slots: 4 or 5

1-4 (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018)
5 (Inter-Zone Play-offs)

Inter-Zone

Play-offs

Monday 6 November 2017
4 North & Central American & Caribbean Zone - 5 Asian Zone
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Tuesday 14 November 2017
5 Asian Zone - 4 North & Central American & Caribbean Zone
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November 2017
1 Oceanian Zone - 5 South American Zone
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November 2017
5 South American Zone - 1 Oceanian Zone
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