2022 World Cup dark horse

2022 World Cup dark horse

Brazil, France, and Argentina are the countries that are the favorites to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup title. However, although they are the favorites, there are still countries who can pull off a surprise or be a dark horse.

It is only a little more than 3 months before the most-awaited 2022 FIFA World Cup commence, but everyone is now placing their bets on their favorite teams. However, there are still teams who can surprise everyone. These countries even made a surprise when they qualified for the World Cup. Here are the countries that are expected to be this year’s dark horse:
1. Serbia
2. Senegal
3. Canada


World Cup: Serbia
Photo courtesy of AFP

This country is probably the number one dark horse this year after they were able to beat Portugal. Although Portugal also qualified for the World Cup, they underwent a playoff since Serbia secured the spot. The fact that Serbia was able to upset the powerful Portugal is already a statement that they can upset other nations as well. During their qualifying game against Portugal, they were down by 1-0, but the team did not lose heart, and was managed to win the game, 2-1. Serbia may not be as powerful as other nations, but their determination and passion can take them far this year.


World Cup: Senegal
Photo courtesy of CNN

This is the third World Cup appearance of Senegal after their campaign in 2002 and 2018. Senegal stunned Egypt in the Asia Cup which makes them qualified for this year’s tournament. Right now, among the nations to compete in the World Cup, Senegal is one of the countries who is in their best shape. Defensively and offensively, Senegal has something to offer. Sadio Mane and Ismaila Sarr are expected to lead the team into victory.


World Cup: Canada

It may be a surprise to see Canada in this list, but we cannot belittle a nation full of spirit, and that is what Canada is. Canada last qualified for the World Cup almost four decades ago in 1986, and since then, they were not able to qualify for the World Cup. However, this nation never scored a single goal during their campaign. The addition of Alphonso Davies and Jonathan David can bring them so much impact and power.

What about you? Who do you think is the 2022 FIFA World Cup dark horse?

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