Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup likely to be moved to winter: Dyke
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Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup likely to be moved to winter: Greg Dyke
London: Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has said that a summer World Cup in Qatar in 2022 would be impossible and thinks the tournament is likely to move to winter because of the heat, even as Qatar`s World Cup organising committee says it is ready to host the tournament in summer.


According to the BBC, Dyke pointed out that even if all the stadia are air-conditioned, it would be impossible for the fans and his position was that it could not be played in the summer.

Meanwhile, Qatar`s organising committee said that they were ready to host the tournament in summer or winter and a decision to alter the dates of the 2022 FIFA World Cup would not affect their infrastructure planning, the report said.

Richard Scudamore , the Premier League chief executive, had expressed in July that switching the Qatar World Cup to winter would cause chaos for football leagues around the world, the report added.

ANI

First Published: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 09:47


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