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World Cup Nations That Have Never Left the Group Stage

As of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 79 different nations have competed in various editions of the tournament. Of those 79, 27 nations have the dubious distinction of having never advanced beyond the first round. In three minutes, how many of these nations can you name?
Hints consist of the number and years of appearances as well as the respective FIFA confederations: AFC (Asian Football Confederation), CAF (Confédération Africaine de Football), CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football), CONMEBOL (Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol), OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) and UEFA (Union of European Football Associations).
*While this nation is now a member of UEFA, it competed as a member of the AFC from 1954-77.
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Last updated: December 2, 2021
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APPEARANCES
CONFEDERATION
NATION
1 (2006)
CAF
Angola
3 (1930, 1950, 1994)
CONMEBOL
Bolivia
1 (2014)
UEFA
Bosnia & Herzegovina
1 (1986)
CONCACAF
Canada
1 (2002)
AFC
China
1 (1974)
CAF
DR Congo
3 (1934, 1950, 1994)
CAF
Egypt
2 (1970, 1982)
CONCACAF
El Salvador
1 (1974)
CONCACAF
Haiti
3 (1982, 2010, 2014)
CONCACAF
Honduras
1 (2018)
UEFA
Iceland
1 (1938)
AFC
Indonesia
5 (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, 2018)
AFC
Iran
1 (1986)
AFC
Iraq
APPEARANCES
CONFEDERATION
NATION
1 (1970)
AFC*
Israel
3 (2006, 2010, 2014)
CAF
Ivory Coast
1 (1998)
CONCACAF
Jamaica
1 (1982)
AFC
Kuwait
2 (1982, 2010)
OFC
New Zealand
1 (2018)
CONCACAF
Panama
8 (1954, 1958, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1998)
UEFA
Scotland
2 (2002, 2010)
UEFA
Slovenia
3 (1998, 2002, 2010)
CAF
South Africa
1 (2006)
CAF
Togo
1 (2006)
CONCACAF
Trinidad & Tobago
5 (1978, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2018)
CAF
Tunisia
1 (1990)
AFC
United Arab Emirates
2 Comments
+2
Level 75
Apr 19, 2021
You poor Scots, I feel bad for you
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Level 95
Apr 19, 2021
Aye, 'tis a shame. But we've qualified for the next edition of the Euros (our first major tournament qualification since the 1998 World Cup!), so maybe this is a turning point... probably not.