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Qatar chief slams negative publicity

October 5, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
A leading figure in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid has expressed his dismay at the furore surrounding FIFA's decision to award the country hosting rights, criticising what he feels are "baseless accusations" against his team.

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