Qualified teams

The 24 teams that have qualified for the World Championship 2017 will be revealed on 21st June when the International Handball Federation (IHF) issues the last ticket as a wild card.
After France, and the host country, Qatar, vice-world champion, nine nations have already qualified in early 2016: Germany, Spain, Croatia (Europe), Bahrain, Japan and Saudi Arabia (Asia), Egypt, Tunisia and Angola (Africa). The last places will be allocated at the end of the European playoffs that will be take place in home and away matches (10th-16th June) and the Pan-American Championship (11th-19th June).

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