Thursday 20 April 2023, 17:00

The FIFA U-20 World Cup draw: Watch Live

Find out everything you need to know about Friday's draw for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023™.

When and where

From 16:00 CET on Friday, 21 April at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.

How to watch

The draw will be streamed live from 15:45 CET on Friday here on FIFA+.

FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023™ Draw set, viewed through a TV camera

Qualified teams

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, Fiji, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic, New Zealand, Nigeria, Senegal, Slovakia, The Gambia, Tunisia, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan.


Pot 1 Argentina Uruguay USA France Senegal Italy Pot 2 England Korea Republic New Zealand Brazil Ecuador Colombia Pot 3 Nigeria Uzbekistan Japan Iraq Honduras Fiji Pot 4 Guatemala Dominican Republic The Gambia Israel Slovakia Tunisia

Pots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023 draw

Title contenders Brazil and England have intriguingly gone into Pot 2 for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023™. The Seleção have conquered the competition five times – a total bettered only by Argentina – while the Three Lions won it in 2017. Debutants Dominican Republic and Israel are in Pot 4.

Draw Presenter, Draw Conductor and Draw Assistants

Samantha Johnson will present the draw, which will be conducted by FIFA Director of Tournaments Jaime Yarza.

Juan Pablo Sorin, FIFA Legends, pictured with a Football Unites the World hashtag

FIFA Legends Juan Pablo Sorin - the winning World Youth Championship captain in 1995 with La Albiceleste, and who appeared at two FIFA World Cups - will be joined by David Trezeguet as the two Draw Assistants. Trezeguet appeared at the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship in 1997, reaching the quarter-finals, before a year later, being part of the senior France team who won the FIFA World Cup on home soil.

David Trezeguet of France poses with the FIFA World Cup trophy

Draw Procedures

The 24 qualified teams have been allocated to four pots of six teams each. To determine these pots, the teams have been ranked based on the total points obtained in the last five FIFA U-20 World Cups. The 24 teams will be drawn into six groups of four, with 16 of them advancing to the knockout phase.

Argentina 2023 dates

20 May to 11 June.


Tickets will become available in due course.

FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023 Draw - Presenter Samantha Johnson with FIFA Legends (and Draw Assistants), Juan Pablo Sorin & David Trezeguet