Fifa may conclude its investigation into the voting procedure that resulted in the 2022 World Cup being awarded to Qatar before this year's finals starts in June, secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Friday.
A bank savings account of a 10-year-old daughter of a Fifa executive who helped to select 2018 and 2022 World Cup host nations received more than £2 million ($3.35 million), a Telegraph report said.
Antonia Wigand Tei
Middle East companies looking to capitalise on Qatar’s infrastructure spending for the 2022 World Cup can learn valuable lessons from London’s preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games, an industry expert said.
Simon Wright, director of infr
The 2022 soccer World Cup in Qatar could take place in January or February to avoid the scorching temperatures of the summer months in the desert state, FIFA executive committee member Franz Beckenbauer said on Saturday.
The commercial value of football in the Middle East region will grow by $14 billion by 2022 if Qatar is awarded the right to host the FIFA World Cup 2022, a report said.
The value will increase by a further $10 billion by 2042, said the re