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Futsal World Cup main round draw

The draw streamed live from Nyon at 13:30 CET will set 12 groups of three teams to be played by 8 March 2023.

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The FIFA Futsal World Cup main round draw streamed live from Nyon at 13:30 CET on 7 July 2022 will set 12 groups of three teams to be played by 8 March 2023.

Full qualifying format and calendar
  • The 36 teams are drawn into 12 groups of three teams, played home and away.
  • The 12 group winners and four best runners-up progress directly to the elite round.
  • The remaining eight runners-up enter main round play-offs.

The 23 teams with the highest coefficients of the 47 entrants* as of November 2021 start in the main round group stage: Spain, Portugal (holders), Kazakhstan, Croatia, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Italy, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Finland, Romania, Slovakia, Georgia, Belarus, Netherlands, Hungary, France, Belgium, Latvia, North Macedonia.

*Russia suspended until further notice

The remaining 13 spots are filled by the top two teams in each of the six preliminary round groups, plus the best third-placed team: Armenia, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Israel, Kosovo, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway**, Sweden.

**Best third-placed team.

Road to the finals

Main round play-off draw: 10 March 2023, Nyon 
Main round play-offs: 10–19 April 2023
Elite round draw: 5 July 2023
Elite round: Home and away groups to be completed by 20 December 2023
Elite round play-off draw: 25 January 2024, Nyon
Elite round play-offs: 8–17 April 2024