Qatar 2022: 'We plan for summer World Cup'

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings talks to organising committee member Nasser Al-Khater about plans for the 2022 World Cup.

    UEFA President Michel Platini is pushing for a winter World Cup in 2022, but Qatar proposed a summer tournament and are preparing a summer tournament, says Qatar 2022 committee member Nasser Al-Khater. 

    And regardless of whether FIFA change their mind, cooling technology is going ahead.

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings talks to Al-Khater at the Leaders in Football conference at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge, London.  

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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