December Date for 2022 Qatar World Cup

February 24, 2015 12:42 PM

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December Date for 2022 Qatar World Cup

ZURICH—Soccer’s global governing body should reschedule the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November and December, a task force said on Tuesday, to avoid the stifling heat in the Gulf State during the summer months.

The group, set up by the Zurich-based Fédération Internationale de Football Association, said the two months were “the most viable period” for the tournament rather than as planned in June and July, when temperatures typically top 100F.

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