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2022 FIFA World Cup Temperature Problems
Posted By Damian Arbuckle On September 17, 2013 @ 11:35 AM In soccer | No Comments
Medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe will advise FIFA that the extreme heat of the Qatari summer poses too great a risk to supporters.
“The World Cup is about more than games and players,” said D’Hooghe. “I am sure the Qataris have the technical skill to organize a tournament where teams could play and train in a stable, acceptable temperature, but it’s about the fans.
“They will need to travel from venue to venue and I think it’s not a good idea for them to do that in temperatures of 47C or more.”
The topic of when the 2022 World Cup will be played remains one of great debate.
Source: Mike Prindiville, NBC Sports 2022 FIFA World Cup Temperature Problems by Damian Arbuckle
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