FIFA stresses player safety for 2022

September 12, 2013
By Associated Press
ZURICH -- Players are the most important factor in a deepening debate on switching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from summer to winter, FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb said Thursday.

"If something is not good for the players then it's not good for the game," Webb said at FIFA headquarters.

Webb, also president of the regional body representing North and Central America and the Caribbean, said that FIFA's 27-member executive committee will receive detailed proposals ...

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