The clock is ticking for the world’s biggest football tournament all set to begin in Qatar this week. One of the smallest countries to host a World Cup, Qatar is expected to welcome approximately 1.2 million fans for one of the world’s most-watched sporting events. From security threats to cyberattacks, to crowd management and potential hooliganism – the challenges are enormous for the host nation.
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So how is Qatar planning to ensure the security of millions of fans expected to attend the World Cup?
In this episode:
- Osama Bin Javaid (@osamabinjavaid), Al Jazeera English Correspondent
This episode was co-produced by Salem Alyafei and our intern Nada Shakir. Our sound designer is George Alwer. Our lead engagement producer is Aya Elmileik and our assistant engagement producer is Adam Abou-Gad. The executive producer is Omar Al Saleh and the head of audio is Ney Alvarez. Our host is Sami Zeidan.
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