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Asian Cup puts spotlight on Qatar 2022

Following the decision to award the World Cup 2022 to Qatar in December, the spotlight has been on the Gulf state during January's Asian Cup. Japan beat Australia 1-0 in the final but thousands of fans were left furious after ticket-holders were denied access to the match. Should Qatar's ability to host the World Cup be judged on the success of this tournament? And after their quarter-final exit, can Qatar's team become good enough to win any of their matches in 2022?

Published: 31 Jan 2011 15:17 GMT
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