Qatar wants FIFA talks to discuss 48-team World Cup in 2022 – ESPN FC

FIFA president Gianni Infantino tells Gab Marcotti about his hopes that the 2018 and 2022 World Cups change negative perceptions of Russia and Qatar. Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the feasibility of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams after football’s governing body expressed interest in enlarging a tournament already having to overcome operational challenges. The Gulf nation took...

India Signs Participants Contract for Expo 2020 Dubai – InPark Magazine (press release)

InPark Magazine (press release)India Signs Participants Contract for Expo 2020 DubaiInPark Magazine (press release)India and Expo 2020 Dubai signed participants contract today for India's pavilion in the prestigious World Expo 2020 held once in 5 years. The contract was signed by Shri Manoj K. Dwivedi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India on … Read more...

Qatar wants talks on logistics of 48-team World Cup in 2022 – The Killeen Daily Herald

Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the feasibility of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams after soccer’s governing body expressed interest in enlarging a tournament already having to overcome operational challenges. The Gulf nation took two days to publicly respond to calls on Thursday from South American football nations to fast-track the jump from 32 to 48 teams at World Cups by four...

Reports: FIFA 2022 World Cup to host 48 teams, Qatar could be replaced – Al-Arabiya

FIFA has been asked by South American soccer’s governing body on Thursday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in Qatar. FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who gained approval last year to increase the number of teams from 32 to 48 from the 2026 tournament, received the request from Conmebol to hasten the expansion while attending the confederation’s congress, according...

Reports: FIFA 2022 World Cup to host 48 teams, Qatar could be replaced – Al-Arabiya

FIFA has been asked by South American soccer’s governing body on Thursday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in Qatar. FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who gained approval last year to increase the number of teams from 32 to 48 from the 2026 tournament, received the request from Conmebol to hasten the expansion while attending the confederation’s congress, according...

Key contract signed to build phase 4 of giant Dubai solar park

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Why Fifa’s 48-team plan for the 2022 World Cup is bad news for Qatar – The Independent

Qatar is reluctant to agree to moves by Fifa to increase the size of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams – and you can see why. Earlier this week the tiny Gulf state was proudly announcing that 90% of the tournament’s infrastructure, including eight stadiums, would be in place by 2019. Suddenly it’s being asked: four more stadiums, please. The likelihood is that this is beyond the reach of...

Why Fifa’s 48-team plan for the 2022 World Cup is bad news for Qatar – The Independent

Qatar is reluctant to agree to moves by Fifa to increase the size of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams – and you can see why. Earlier this week the tiny Gulf state was proudly announcing that 90% of the tournament’s infrastructure, including eight stadiums, would be in place by 2019. Suddenly it’s being asked: four more stadiums, please. The likelihood is that this is beyond the reach of...

Why Fifa’s 48-team plan for the 2022 World Cup is bad news for … – The Independent

Qatar is reluctant to agree to moves by Fifa to increase the size of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams – and you can see why. Earlier this week the tiny Gulf state was proudly announcing that 90% of the tournament’s infrastructure, including eight stadiums, would be in place by 2019. Suddenly it’s being asked: four more stadiums, please. The likelihood is that this is beyond the reach of...

Why Fifa’s 48-team plan for the 2022 World Cup is bad news for Qatar – The Independent

Qatar is reluctant to agree to moves by Fifa to increase the size of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams – and you can see why. Earlier this week the tiny Gulf state was proudly announcing that 90% of the tournament’s infrastructure, including eight stadiums, would be in place by 2019. Suddenly it’s being asked: four more stadiums, please. The likelihood is that this is beyond the reach of...