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World Cup: FIFA drops plan to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.
A ‘vagina-shaped’ football stadium has been unveiled in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup

Qatar World Cup ‘vagina stadium’ revealed

The Al Wakrah stadium was designed by the late British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid and will host matches up to the quarter-finals.
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Jose Mourinho eyes summer return to management

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Gianni Infantino: FIFA to decide on 48-team World Cup in March 2019

FIFA President Gianni Infantino reveals the final decision on 48-team format for Qatar World Cup will be made in Miami next March
Gianni Infantino hailed Qatar's progress on infrastructure during a visit to capital Doha in October [File- Anadolu-Qatar 2022 Local Organizing Committee]

Amnesty ‘warns’ FIFA about expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup

Rights group Amnesty International has warned FIFA, football's governing body, against expanding the Qatar 2022 World Cup to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), raising human rights concerns in the Gulf nations, according to a British media report.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Report: Gareth Southgate set to sign new England contract this week

Gareth Southgate is set to sign a new four-year contract as England manager within the next 48 hours, ESPN reports.

CONMEBOL asks FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2022

CONMEBOL, South America's football confederation, has implored FIFA to increase the number of nations competing at the 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48.

World Cup 2022 Qatar workers ‘exploited’ – Amnesty

Nepali migrant workers involved in the construction of stadiums for the 2022 Qatar World Cup are being trapped in a “vicious cycle of debt and exploitation”, according to a report by Amnesty International.

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