FIFA: Qatar must ask for winter World Cup
March 2, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Valcke said the request to move the timing of the finals must come from the host -- unless FIFA's executive committee decides that the medical risks of playing the tournament in the extreme heat of June are too great.
Speaking in Edinburgh after the International FA Board meeting, Valcke said: "Qatar has to tell us, 'we want to move the World Cup from ...