Chuck Blazer doubts temperature solution

FIFA exec questions Qatar World Cup credentials

November 16, 2010
A senior FIFA figure has questioned Qatar's claim that air-conditioning can deal with their searing summer heat problem and allow the 2022 World Cup to take place in the Middle Eastern country.

Qatar has emerged as a strong contender to host the tournament despite having to face issues surrounding the heat, which averages more than 40 degrees Celsius in June and July and last summer topped 50 degrees, and the small size of the country and population.

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