Qatar Football AssociationNews
24.02.2015 3:19 in :

DOHA: FIFA special committee tasked to determine the timing of Qatar

2022 FIFA World Cup will hold a meeting with Qatar football officials

on Tuesday.

AFC President Sheik Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain will

preside over the meeting in the presence of representatives of

regional and national confederations at levels of leagues, clubs and

representatives of the International Federation of Professional

Footballers, European Clubs Association, UEFA Champions League Stars

and Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general of the Supreme Committee for

Delivery & Legacy.

It is to be noted that the committee has held two meetings last

September and October to determine the most appropriate date for the

first World Cup in the Middle East.

This meeting is very important for FIFA special committee upon which

it will submit its final report to the FIFA executive committee which

will be meet next March.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Local Organizing Committee has announced

that it will hold a press conference next Wednesday during which Al

Thawadi, head of organizing committee and FIFA General Secretary

Jerome Valcke will present a briefing on the latest developments

concerning the organization of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Nasser Al Khater, Executive Director of Communication and Marketing at

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, will also feature at the

meetings.