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Qatar pledges £4bn to FIFA World Cup

Qatar pledges £4bn to FIFA World Cup

18 September 2010 Travel Events News

Qatar has unveiled plans to invest US$4 billion to build nine stadiums and upgrade three more in its bid to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Arabian Gulf emirate is hoping to become the first Arab country to host the tournament, with FIFA scheduled to confirm the hosts of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments in December this year.