Australia won't be compensated: FIFA

September 18, 2013
FIFA has rebuffed Football Federation Australia's call for compensation over its failed $43 million World Cup bid, amid speculation the 2022 event will be moved to winter in Qatar.

FFA chairman Frank Lowy on Monday claimed FIFA risked making a bad situation worse if the showpiece was switched to the winter months to avoid the Arab state's searing summer temperatures.

Lowy said Australia's bid was based on the tournament being played during the European summer and asked FIFA ...

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