In total, 36 teams registered for the Men’s WFC 2022 – 24 from Europe, nine from Asia Oceania (AOFC), one from Africa, and two from the Americas. Switzerland, as the event organiser, is directly qualified, while regional qualifications will be played to decide the remaining 15 teams.
- EUR 1 will be held May 25-28, 2022, in Valmiera, Latvia.
- EUR 2 will be held May 25-28, 2022, in Koceni, Latvia.
- EUR 3 will be held May 24-27, 2022, in Celano, Italy.
The AMERICAS Qualifier will be played in Forth Worth, TX (USA) on April 29-30, 2022.
The AOFC Qualifier will be held in Singapore from May 30 to June 5.
HOW DO TEAMS QUALIFY?
The one team from Africa (Côte d’Ivoire) will play in the European qualifications, as they did in 2018. This EUR/AFR qualification shall be played with six groups each with four teams. Qualifications will be played in three cities with two groups in each qualification event.
A total of 10 teams will qualify:
- the group winners (six teams)
- third placed team from each qualification event (three teams)
- plus the best fourth placed team from across all three qualifications, based on the results of the group matches
Shall play in one place with nine teams divided in two groups. A total of four teams will qualify.
Shall play in one place with two teams and will play each other twice. A total of one team will qualify.
|EUR1||Valmiera, Latvia||25th - 28th may 2022|
|Group A||Group B|
|EUR2||Koceni, Latvia||25th - 28th may|
|Group C||Group D|
|EUR3||Celano, Italy||24th - 27th may 2022|
|Group E||Group F|
|AMER||Forth Worth, TX, USA||29th & 30th april 2022|
|AOFC||Singapore||30th mai - 5th june 2022|