World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football tournament for men contested by the member national teams of FIFA. It is scheduled to be held in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022.[1] This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country. This will be the second World Cup to be held entirely in Asia after the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan. In addition, it will be the last tournament in which 32 teams will participate, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled for the 2026 Championships in the United States, Mexico and Canada.[2] The World Cup holder is France.

Due to the sweltering summer heat in Qatar, this World Cup will take place from late November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to be held in May, June or July. They are scheduled to run in a reduced time frame of about 28 days.

Accusations of corruption have been leveled over how Qatar won the right to host the event. An internal investigation and the FIFA report cleared Qatar of any wrongdoing, but chief investigator Michael Jay Garcia described FIFA's report on his investigation as "incomplete and materially wrong". On 27 May 2015, Swiss federal prosecutors opened an investigation into corruption and money laundering in connection with the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. On 6 August 2018, former FIFA President Joseph Blatter alleged that Qatar had used "black operations", suggesting that the bid committee had been deceived. To win hosting rights.

In addition, Qatar has faced heavy criticism for its treatment of foreign workers involved in the preparations for the World Cup, with Amnesty International referring to "forced labour" and stating that hundreds or thousands of migrant workers have died as a result of human rights abuses, indifferent and inhumane working conditions, on the Although the Workers' Welfare Standards were drafted in 2014.


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