Twenty-three countries, 64 years and nearly 2,000 matches. Here’s how the Arab World plays football.
Al Jazeera answers some key questions with Middle East’s first football World Cup just one year away.
Agreement will see Europe’s largest hotel group manage apartments, villas that house fans during the 2022 World Cup.
Al Sadd beat Al Rayyan in the Amir Cup final, the first match at the latest Qatar 2022 stadium to be inaugurated.
Iranian sport officials have contradicted each other on why spectators were banned during a crucial match in Tehran.
An extraordinary congress called by the Norwegian Football Federation voted to reject a boycott of the event.
Lusail Stadium, which will host 10 matches, including the final, is set to be completed by the end of the year.
Ahead of qualifiers, Norway, Germany and Netherlands footballers have protested Qatar’s treatment of migrant workers.
Al Rayan becomes latest World Cup 2022 venue to be inaugurated; Al Sadd beat Al Arabi to win Amir Cup final.
A quick look at the eight stadiums that will host the Qatar 2022 matches.
Qatar will be the first Middle East and Arab majority country to host the event, promising a ‘unique experience’.
The UAE football federation protested that Sudan-born Ali was ineligible after a 4-0 defeat to Qatar in the Asian Cup.
It has been designed to reduce the effect on the European football season, and organisers hope the tournament will act as a global celebration of overcoming the coronavirus pandemic.
Company suspended from working on 2022 projects as Amnesty says migrant workers went unpaid up to seven months.