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May 19, 2019
FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar officials say that 48-team tournament will not be 'imposed', final decision to be taken in JuneThe organisers of the 2022 Qatar World Cup said on Saturday that there will be no decision imposed on the country to extend the tournament to 48 teams.
Apr 14, 2019
FIFA president Gianni Infantino urges Kuwait to host World Cup 2022 matches in event of expansion to 48 teamsWhile no details of the visit were made public, local media has reported that Infantino's hope is to convince Kuwait to host some matches if the 2022 Qatar World Cup is expanded
Mar 16, 2019
FIFA president Gianni Infantino's ambitious push to expand 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 teams faces resistance in QatarConcerned by political and logistical impediments, FIFA will face resistance in Qatar to attempts to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams and spread games across the Persian Gulf.
Feb 14, 2019
Bundesliga: Werder Bremen refuse Japan's request to include Yuya Osako in Copa America squadIt is unclear whether Osako, who scored four goals at the Asian Cup, will be able to play for Bremen again this season with his club currently mid-table in the Bundesliga
Feb 07, 2019
Qatar's stunning AFC Asian Cup victory may end up deepening tensions between Gulf nations, say analystsQatar's remarkable Asian Cup victory may have been a sporting triumph but it is almost certain to come at a political price, analysts say.
Feb 06, 2019
FIFA announces joint venture with hosts Qatar for planning and delivery of 2022 World Cup2022 World Cup hosts Qatar and global football chiefs FIFA announced a joint venture for planning and delivery in the run-up to the tournament.
Jan 18, 2019
Qatar open to idea of hosting 48-team World Cup in 2022, confirms FIFA president Gianni InfantinoFIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that world football's governing body is discussing the feasibility of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Jan 06, 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Qatar coach Felix Sanchez vows to 'isolate' his players from political situation in UAEQatar coach Felix Sanchez has vowed to "isolate" his players from politics at the Asian Cup, which is taking place in the United Arab Emirates during a diplomatic crisis between the countries.
Dec 13, 2018
Widespread support for increasing number of teams at 2022 World Cup to 48, says FIFA president Gianni InfantinoFIFA has said it will make its final decision in March after the completion of a feasibility study. Infantino said that it is open to the idea of a 48-team World Cup.
Jul 29, 2018
Qatar used secret 'black operations' campaign to sabotage rival bids for 2022 World Cup, claims reportWhistleblower emails show Qatar's bid team paid a PR firm as well as former CIA agents to disseminate "fake propaganda" concerning main rivals Australia and the US during their campaign to host the 2022 competition