Race for Mundial de Clubes FIFA qualification heats up around globe

Figure out the groups who are in conflict to get a spot at the debut competition in the US and how they can qualify.

Capability for the debut release of FIFA's new prime club contest, Mundial de Clubes FIFA™, is well under way with many key apparatuses to be played throughout the next few weeks.

The new 32-group contest highlights clubs from every one of the six confederations, vieing for the title of title holders.

Nineteen clubs have previously secured in their places, with a lot more all over the planet dashing to get capability. Oceania (OFC) is the main confederation that has no more spaces left to fill, but puts in Europe (UEFA), Asia (AFC), South America (CONMEBOL), North, Focal America and Caribbean (Concacaf), Asia (AFC), and Africa (CAF) are still available to all.

This article frames the groups who are as yet qualified to qualify and features key installations coming up.

Europe (UEFA)


Altogether, there are 12 spots accessible for European clubs with eight having previously qualified.

Manchester City (ENG), Genuine Madrid (ESP), and Chelsea (ENG) will all show up at the debut Mundial de Clubes FIFA as mainland champions. Bayern Munich (GER), Paris Holy person Germain (FRA), Entomb Milan (ITA), Porto (POR), and Benfica (POR) have likewise procured their spots through Europe's positioning pathway.

This implies there are four spots still accessible: one for the victors of the UEFA Champions Association (UCL) 2023/24 - except if they are among the generally qualified clubs showed above - and three (or four, contingent upon the UCL victors) by means of the positioning pathway.


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Napoli (ITA) and Lazio (ITA) are as yet dynamic in the UCL and can secure their spot by winning the opposition. They can likewise qualify by means of the positioning pathway.

Since Bury have proactively gotten a positioning space, and a limit of two clubs for each nation can qualify through that course, only one of Juventus FC (ITA), Napoli, and Lazio can in any case come to the Mundial de Clubes on positioning.

For Lazio to get an opportunity of guaranteeing the spot, they would have to come to the UCL last, and guarantee 12 extra positioning focuses on that excursion. Lazio presently lead Bayern Munich 1-0 following their first-leg home match and will venture out to Germany on 5 Walk.

On the off chance that Lazio neglect to accumulate 12 additional focuses, Napoli could get capability by winning two more matches in the UCL. They are as of now locked at 1-1 following their most memorable leg home match against Barcelona (ESP), and will play the return leg in Spain on 12 Walk.

Juventus are right now driving the rankings yet can't procure any further focuses. They would qualify on the off chance that Barcelona and Bayern win their ties in Spring.


Atletico Madrid (ESP), Barcelona, and Genuine Sociedad (ESP) are still in the rushing to address Spain at the Mundial de Clubes FIFA, joining Genuine Madrid, who naturally qualified subsequent to winning the UCL in 2021/22.

For Genuine Sociedad to qualify they should win the UCL this season, as they are not in that frame of mind to qualify through the positioning pathway. They will hope to defeat a 2-0 shortfall when they have PSG on 5 Walk.

Both Atletico and Barcelona can in any case qualify by means of the two pathways.

Atletico are in the container seat and could seal their spot on the off chance that results turn out well for them. Assuming Barcelona and Genuine Sociedad are both killed in the Round of 16, then Atletico - who will confront Entomb on 13 Walk following their 1-0 misfortune in Milan on 20 February - will meet all requirements for the Mundial de Clubes FIFA.

Concerning Barcelona, they should arrive at the semi-finals of the UCL while trusting that Atletico and Genuine Sociedad stagger. The Blaugrana will have Napoli on 12 Walk after a 1-1 attract Italy on 21 February.


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Borussia Dortmund (GER) and RB Leipzig (GER) are the two clubs in the rushing to join the generally qualified (in light of positioning) Bayern as Germany's agents at the Mundial de Clubes FIFA.

Leipzig - who travel to Spain on 6 Walk following their 1-0 home misfortune against Genuine Madrid - should arrive at basically the semi-finals of the UCL to get an opportunity of redesiging Dortmund, who have PSV on 13 Walk after a 1-1 attract first leg. Some other result will bring about Dortmund taking the spot.


While RB Salzburg are right now positioned eighteenth generally in the European rankings and as of now killed from the current year's UCL, they could profit from the standard that a limit of two clubs for each nation can qualify, with the exception of in the event that there are three unique UCL champs from a similar country.

With Italy, Spain and Germany presently guaranteed to have a limit of two delegates each, UEFA Champions Association title accomplishment for any group other than PSV Eindhoven (NED), Weapons store (ENG), or Copenhagen (Lair) this year will guarantee Salzburg seal a space in the US.

Asia (AFC)

Asia has four spots in the Mundial de Clubes FIFA with Al Hilal (KSA) and Urawa Reds (JPN) currently qualified, having won the AFC Champions Association (leg tendon) in 2021/22 and 2022/23, separately.

This leaves two spots: one spot for the victor of the current year's leg tendon, and the other for a club to qualify through the positioning pathway.

Jeonbuk Engines (KOR), Ulsan HD FC (KOR) and Al Nassr (KSA) are the three clubs still in the rushing to qualify through rankings, with every one of the three likewise getting an opportunity to qualify as leg tendon champs, which is as of now at the quarter-last stage.

Jeonbuk take on Ulsan in an all-Korea Republic quarter-last (on 5 and 12 Walk), with Jeonbuk somewhat in front of Ulsan in the rankings - meaning they will get capability by winning this tie.

For Ulsan to qualify, they should overcome Jeonbuk in this tie, and will probably have to score focuses in the semi-last, as well. On the other hand, if Al Hilal - who face Al Ittihad on 5 and 12 Walk - win this version of the leg tendon, then, at that point, that would open up an extra rankings spot in Asia, which would permit the two sides to possibly go through.

While it is numerically workable for Al Nassr to qualify by means of rankings, they are depending on Al Hilal winning the leg tendon to open up a subsequent positioning spot, Jeonbuk keeping Ulsan from advancing, and afterward guaranteeing an adequate number of focuses themselves to surpass Ulsan. Al Nassr - who meet Al Ain (UAE) on 4 and 11 Walk - could likewise possibly get second spot in the rankings in the event that Ulsan wipe out Jeonbuk with least focuses prior to being killed in the semi-finals. Al Nassr would then have to acquire an adequate number of focuses to surpass Ulsan's aggregate.

Africa (CAF)

Africa will be addressed by four groups in the Mundial de Clubes FIFA with two of the spots previously got.

Victors of the 2020/21 and 2022/23 CAF Champions Association, Al Ahly (EGY) have gotten one spot while 2021/22 release champions Wydad (Blemish) have gotten another.

The victors of the ongoing release of the CAF Champions Association, whose gathering stage will come to a nearby on 1 and 2 Walk, will take one spot with the best positioning group taking the fourth.

Mamelodi Nightfalls (RSA) and ES Tunis (TUN) are the main two groups who can qualify by means of the positioning pathway. Yet again the two of them could progress by means of this course should Al Ahly or Wydad rule in Africa.

For sure, everyone's eyes will be on Africa this Saturday night. Should Al Hilal (SDN) rout ES Tunis away from home, the Nightfalls will be guaranteed of a spot in the US.

North, Focal America and Caribbean (Concacaf)

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Concacaf have four spots accessible in the competition, in addition to an extra spot held for a group from the US as the host country. Monterrey (MEX), Seattle Sounders (USA) and Club Leon (MEX) have previously qualified subsequent to winning the Concacaf Champions Cup in 2021, 2022 and 2023, separately. The fourth spot will go to the victors of the 2024 Bosses Cup which is currently at Cycle One phase, with the final second legs occurring on 27-29 February.

With Monterrey still dynamic in the current year's Concacaf Champions Cup, there stays the opportunities for five clubs - Philadelphia Association (USA), Columbus Group (USA), Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (CRC), New Britain Upheaval (USA), and Deportivo Saprissa (CRC) - to get a spot at the Mundial de Clubes FIFA by means of the positioning pathway.

South America (CONMEBOL)

Six spots have been dispensed to South America for the Mundial de Clubes FIFA with Brazilian clubs exhibiting their strength by getting the initial three spots.

Palmeiras (BRA) (2021), Flamengo (BRA) (2022) and Fluminense (BRA) (2023) are the triplet of Brazilian clubs that have gotten their spot having won the beyond three CONMEBOL Libertadores.

Another spot stays for the victor of the 2024 CONMEBOL Libertadores - which is still in its passing stage, with the return legs of the second stage because of be hung on 27-29 February - with two additional spots accessible through the positioning pathway.

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