In the early morning of November 20 2021, the official website of FIFA announced that the draw ceremony for the 2022 Qatar World Cup Intercontinental Playoffs will be held in Zurich on November 26, 2021 local time. The Intercontinental Playoffs will be held on June 13 and 14, 2022, using a single-game decisive mode.
According to the distribution rules, four teams from the Asian Football Confederation, the Central and Caribbean Football Confederation, the South American Football Confederation and the Oceania Football Confederation will fight against each other and decide on the last two World Cup tickets. FIFA announced that it would hold a draw ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 26. FIFA also announced that the intercontinental play-offs were scheduled for June 13 and 14, 2022, in a single-game decisive manner. Due to the epidemic, the Intercontinental play-offs were postponed from March 2022 to June.
In the intercontinental play-offs of the last World Cup qualifiers in Russia, Australia from the Asian Football Confederation defeated Honduras from the Central, North American and Caribbean Football Confederation, and Peru from South American Football Confederation defeated New Zealand from Oceania Football Confederation to win the 2018 World Cup.