FIFA President promises 'unique' experience in Qatar World Cup

2022-08-30 | Since 4 Week

FIFA President promises 'unique' experience in Qatar World Cup

San José, 30 August 2022 - FIFA President Gianni Infantino promised football fans all over the world that Qatar 2022 will be unique, likening the experience to that of a child going to Disneyland for the first time. 

He was addressing a press conference in Costa Rica where he inaugurated a training field at the facilities of the Costa Rican Football Federation. He was in the Central American country for the U-20 Women's World Cup finals between Spain and Japan.

Praising the organisers of the World Cup in Qatar, he added, "The organizers are doing their best. I have great confidence in the success of the tournament, which will be a unique experience for fans." 

Infantino said that two million fans will attend the tournament, adding "it will be a comprehensive and dazzling celebration, and unlike other World Cups, it will be as if a child goes to Disney land for the first time." 

On changing the date of the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador to November 20, he said that it was a decision that came out of respect for the history of the World Cup.


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