Qatar World Cup should be played in winter: Valcke

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has again indicated that the 2022 World Cup should be played in winter to avoid the summer heat in Qatar.

“I think it has also been confirmed by other members of the executive committee that the World Cup would be played in winter,” he said in an interview with France-Info radio on Wednesday.

“Which part of the winter? Would it be the start of the year 2022 or the end? There is a task force which will meet in Doha in a few weeks to discuss this and then in March the FIFA executive committee should take a final decision on which period and the exact dates.”

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Source News: Gulf Times