Is Qatar's Right To Host The World Cup Under Threat?

Is Qatar's Right To Host The World Cup Under Threat?

FIFA will announce today that if Qatar faces a threat to its right to host the 2022 World Cup, sources close to the governing body have told BBC Sport.

The Gulf state faces allegations about its treatment of migrant workers, while there are also fears that it's temperature of more than 40C could risk the health of players and supporters.

Arriving for day two of FIFA's meeting in Zurich, executive committee member Jeffrey Webb told BBC Sport: "We have the opportunity to make sure that the programme for Qatar is correct and in good form.

"The game is about the players, the fans, the experience and FIFA has a responsibility to make sure that we get it right."

FIFA is also expected to reveal plans to monitor the issue of migrant workers today, following last month's revelations.


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