World Cup 2022 draw : The FIFA 2022 World Cup draw is set for Friday in Doha, Qatar, at which point the 32-team field will learn what awaits in November and December as the world’s biggest soccer tournament descends on the Middle East.

Here’s a breakdown of key information ahead of time, before eight groups of four teams each are determined.

How to watch the draw – When: Friday, April 1 – Time: 12 pm ET – Watch: Telemundo, FS1

All 32 teams will be split into four pots as determined by the FIFA World Rankings released March 31, which will account for the latest set of qualifiers.

Host nation Qatar joins Pot 1 alongside the top seven seeds and will be assigned to Group A. From there, eight groups of four teams each will be determined with one team drawn from Pots 1 through 4.

All the groups – A through H – can have more than one team from each region, except for UEFA. The maximum limit for European teams per group is two.