The FIFA inspection group visited Qatar on September 17 2010 to organize the 2022 World Cup

The FIFA inspection group visited Qatar on September 17, 2010. The visit to Qatar is the ninth and final visit to the bidding countries at the organization of the 2018 World Cup and / or the 2022 World Cup. Qatar was together with Australiaa, Japan and South Korea one of the four candidates for the exclusive right to organize the World Cup 2022.

FIFA's six-member company spent three days in Qatar under the direction of Harold Mayne-Nicholls. The group visited the Aspire Dome and the Al Sadd stadium. They also watched a football match in a stadium with full climate control. In addition, the FIFA delegation was introduced to members of the Royal House of Qatar and members of the government.

From an organizational perspective, Qatar has the potential to be the host country of an international sporting event, such as the World Championship football in 2022. According to Mayne-Nicholls, there are a number of logistical challenges.

Qatar has tried to include all aspects in their bid: from green technology & infrastructure to infrastructure to the major impact that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The chairman of the bid has promised that Qatar will be ready to organize the World Cup in 2022.

The FIFA inspection group started on July 17. The following countries were visited: Japan, South Korea, Australia & Belgium, / The Netherlands, Russia, England, Spain / Portugal, America and Qatar.

The decision as to which country the 2022 World Cup will be allowed to be held on December 2, 2010.

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Published on: 17-09-2010 00:00 | Updated on: 17-09-2010 00:00 | By: Patrick


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The FIFA inspection group visited Qatar on September 17, 2010 to organize the 2022 World Cup