14-16 teams can participate in the world cup
Now a total of 32 countries qualify for a world cup.
16 teams were first selected now its 20
Formerly there were 24 teams only, now we have 32 teams taking part.
There were 16 teams in the first RWC even. This has since been expanded to the 20 we have now.
As of now there are only 8 professional test teams. And 9 professional ODI teams. Other teams only feature in world cup matches and they need to go through qualifiers to gain an entry to play in the World Cup. - Vivek Rahul
19 teams out of which East Africa no lnger exists
If your asking how many countries won the cup then they are 7, and they are Argentia, Brazil, Uruguay, England, Germany, Italy and now Spain the world champions of 2010
The tournament ended. The answer is zero. Germany defeated Argentina in the Finals 1-0.
It was 16 - There are now 20 . However there are more international teams being registered with the IRB since the 1987 and that number continues to grow
There are now over 50 of them, in the world.
There have been 18 World Cups as of now. The 1 being played now is the 19th So far only 7 teams have been able to lift this trophy.