This world cup 2022 draw was scheduled for April, with 32 teams competing in the tournament, which will be hosted outside of a European summer for the first time. The World Cup will take place from November 21 to December 18, and the Premier League season will be halted. The World Cup will feature 32 teams divided into eight four-team groups. Qatar will be the first country in Group A. The remaining 31 nations will be further divided into four pots based on their FIFA rankings, with the top-ranked teams and Qatar in POT ONE.