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FIFA President Gives A Thumbs-Up To The Qatar 2022 World Cup Preparations

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that Qatar World Cup 2022 will be great they are satisfied with the ongoing preparations. “We are confident that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be up to expectations,” he added during a news conference in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In spite of the siege, Qatar …

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Infantino States Qatar 2022 World Cup Is For All The Gulf Countries

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has urged for strong efforts by all the Gulf countries to make the 2022 FIFA World Cup a success, and added that the tournament is for all countries in the region and not just for Qatar. Infantino said while speaking on the sidelines of the FIFA …

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Emir Hailed For His Support To Kuwait During FIFA Ban

Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had a meeting with Kuwaiti minister Khalid Nasser Al Roudan at Al Bahr Palace. During the meet, emir was praised for support to Kuwait in the field of sports, which helped in lifting of FIFA ban on Kuwait Football Association. Emir was …

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Saudi Official Insults Kuwaiti Minister Over Qatar Visit

A Saudi official has defamed a Kuwaiti minister Khalid Al-Roudhan for his Qatar visit and meeting with the Emir. Turki Al-Sheikh, Chairman of the General Sports Authority and Advisor in the Saudi Royal Court, tweeted his frustration against Kuwaiti minister’s trip to Qatar. Al Sheikh wrote in his tweet: (auto-translated …

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PSG Superstar Predicts Qatar World Cup To Have A Massive Impact Across Arab World

Argentina star Angel Di Maria who plays for Qatari owned PSG (Paris Saint-Germain) said that 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will have a huge impact across the Arab world. Speaking to during Paris Saint-Germain’s recent winter training camp in Doha, Di María said he had no doubts about …

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Neymar Hopeful Of An Excellent 2022 World Cup In Qatar

PSG stars who visited Qatar for a winter tour praised the preparations for the World Cup in 2022 and backed the country to host an ‘excellent’ FIFA World Cup. Neymar, who visited Qatar for the first time when he was 15, said that the preparations are well ahead. “I visited …

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FIFA Applauds Qatar’s Offer To Kuwait

FIFA President Gianni Infantino congratulated and thanked Qatar for its gesture to move the 2017 Gulf Cup from Qatar to Kuwait. The FIFA President said: I would like to congratulate and thank the Qatari football authorities for their honourable gesture, which was not unexpected as it is in line with …

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Kuwait Offered To Host Gulf Cup After Removal Of FIFA Ban

Qatar has offered Kuwait a chance to host the prestigious regional Gulf Cup Football tournament. The offer was made by Qatar Football Association president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani. Kuwait was banned by FIFA over alleged government interference. The ban was lifted after the country’s parliament passed a …

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FIFA Lifts Ban On Kuwait

Kuwait can return to international football after FIFA lifted the ban after more than two years. Kuwait was suspended in October 2015 over a government bill which the global soccer body said interfered in the independence of the country’s FA and fell foul of the FIFA statutes. FIFA said in …

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AFC Satisfied With Qatar’s World Cup Preparations

The Asian Football Federation (AFC) is happy with Qatar’s preparations for the FIFA World Cup in 2022, it’s vice president Saoud al-Mohannadi said in Bangkok. Al-Mohannadi, who is also the vice-president of the Qatar Football Association, said that AFC is aware of the developments of Qatar World Cup plans. He …

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