Qatar 2022 World Cup In Winter? Sepp Blatter Expects Tournament To Be Moved

DOHA, Qatar — FIFA president Sepp Blatter made his strongest endorsement yet of moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter, saying Friday that players should be spared from the blistering summer heat in the desert nation.Blatter, att…

DOHA, Qatar — FIFA president Sepp Blatter made his strongest endorsement yet of moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter, saying Friday that players should be spared from the blistering summer heat in the desert nation.

Blatter, attending the Asian Cup in Qatar, said he felt the tournament should be moved to a cooler time of the year to protect the health of the players. A similar move was initiated for this year’s Asian Cup, which normally is held in the summer.

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