Qatar is on track to ensure the overwhelming majority of the projects to be used in the 2022 Fifa World Cup will achieve world-class standards of sustainability, said a top official.
“We are saying that 80 per cent of the co
The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than December 18, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.
Blatter, who arrived in Northern Ireland for this weekend's International Football Association Board
Soccer clubs will not be offered compensation for losing players to a 2022 winter World Cup in Qatar, Fifa's secretary general Jerome Valcke told reporters on Wednesday.
The proposed dates for the event, over November and Dece
The Fifa Task Force set up to recommend the best time of year to stage the 2022 World Cup in Qatar were always in an impossible position, from the moment they sat down to consider the options.
But Tuesday's recommendation to s
The 2022 World Cup must be held in November or December, the head of Fifa's task-force looking into dates for the Qatar tournament told British media.
Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation head
There has been a "clear bias" against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia's Fifa report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, the Gulf state's 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi said on Friday.
Fifa have confirmed that incumbent Sepp Blatter, former Portugal forward Luis Figo, Dutch FA president Michael van Praag and Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan have bid to stand for president.
Soccer's governing body said in
At least 50 football leagues around the world would be adversely affected if the 2022 World Cup in Qatar was held in November and December, the official who originally warned against holding the World Cup there has told Reuters.
With the expected backing of European body UEFA, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein's hopes of becoming the first Asian president of Fifa will rest on his ability to sway support at home in the Asian Football Confederation.
UEFA and AF
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan said on Tuesday he would stand for the presidency of world soccer's governing body Fifa later this year.
The current Fifa vice-president and head of the Jordanian and West Asian Football Fed