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FIFA holds meeting to address human rights concerns ahead of Qatar World Cup

FIFA holds meeting to address human rights concerns ahead…

FIFA held a virtual meeting on Tuesday with political institutions as well as rights organisations to discuss human rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup, global soccer's governing body said in a statement. The meeting included FIFA President Gianni Infantino and head of the tournament's organising body Hassan Al Thawadi as well as members of the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and political representatives from parliaments across Europe. There were also representatives from the EU Commission, the Group of States
Samuel Eto’o: I’m hoping for a Cameroon versus Qatar World Cup final in 2022

Samuel Eto’o: I’m hoping for a Cameroon versus Qatar…

You were part of the gold medal-winning team for Cameroon at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. How did it feel to stand on top of the podium? It was an incredible feeling, especially because we had some difficulties during the tournament. I want to take this opportunity to say thank you again to all my teammates, my ”fellow soldiers”, during this tournament. Because it was really tough – but in the end we won the gold medal by beating Spain despite trailing by

Hosting the FIFA Club World Cup™ will be the…

By Samuel Eto’o This week, the eyes of the world will be on Qatar, as it takes another big step on its journey to the FIFA World Cup in 2022 by hosting the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 from 4-11 February. During my playing career, I was very lucky to have had the opportunity not only to compete in this great competition, but to win it with Inter Milan. My memories of the Club World Cup could not be better, as for the

Qatar World Cup games will play to full stadiums:…

World Cup matches will play to full stadiums in Qatar next year, global soccer body FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.World Cup matches will play to full stadiums in Qatar next year, global soccer body FIFA president Gianni Inf "I am very, very confident (it) will be incredible, will have the same magic, uniting the world," he told a virtual meeting in Geneva. "We will be back to where we have to be." FIFA said it is joining with the World Health Organization (WHO)

FIFA President Gianni Infantino: World Cup 2022 Will Have…

GIANNI INFANTINO, president of FIFA, announced today (February 1) at a virtual meeting from Geneva that: “Next year, the Qatar 2022 world championship will have an audience, we hope that the COVID pandemic will be a thing of the past and we will all be able to see it in person.” “I’m really, really confident. We will enjoy the same magic that unites the whole world,” he said. “We’re going back to where we need to be.” The FIFA President continued: “We have