Tournament Details


Details:
Host country: Italy
Dates: 27 May 1934 - 10 June 1934
Teams: 16

Stages:
Round 1: 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Notes:
  • The first World Cup to include a qualification stage.


    Qualification:
          Countries qualified for World Cup       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter World Cup       Country not a FIFA member
    Qualified Teams:
    Placing ELO Rating Team Coach Region
    1 1147 Italy UEFA
    2 1079 Czechoslovakia UEFA
    4 1004 Austria UEFA
    5 1014 Hungary UEFA
    5 1018 Spain UEFA
    5 1002 Sweden UEFA
    5 1000 Switzerland UEFA
    9 970 Argentina CONMEBOL
    9 948 Belgium UEFA
    9 955 Brazil CONMEBOL
    9 955 Egypt CAF
    9 970 France UEFA
    9 970 Netherlands UEFA
    9 970 Romania UEFA
    9 936 USA CONCACAF