World cup 2018 qualifying kicks off sooner than you think. Over the next few years there will be over 800 games played and 208 teams turned into 32.
Select a confederation below for information on every single world cup 2018 qualifying match.
As teams qualify for the world cup finals they will appear here.
- Russia: Qualified automatically as host of the world cup. The team will benefit from playing at home, but will have played far fewer competitive games compared to their rivals.