Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 12:55
FIFA has reportedly dismissed the comments of the football governing body`s secretary general Jerome Valcke that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held in the winter months that year, instead of the June-July tournament originally scheduled.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 10:38
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter condemned European media for "attacking" 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar Tuesday, days after slamming European countries and companies over the controversial tournament.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:12
FIFA president Sepp Blatter rejected on Tuesday media reports claiming he thought it may have been a mistake to choose Qatar as hosts for the 2022 World Cup.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 14:40
UEFA President Michel Platini is willing to reschedule Europe`s football calendar to allow the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be played in the winter.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 23:50
FIFA executive committee member Mohamed
bin Hammam is open to discuss changing the 2022 World Cup to
the cooler winter months.
Last Updated: Friday, January 07, 2011, 16:55
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said for the first time on Friday that he ‘expects’ the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in winter rather than the traditional summer months of June and July.
Last Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010, 15:15
Sepp Blatter said he personally supported the idea of the 2022 WC in Qatar being held in winter.
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