Advisory - Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup: report

Advisory - Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup: report

The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world soccer's governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider the Gulf state to be a "base of terrorism".

People celebrate in front of a screen that reads "Congratulations Qatar" after FIFA announced that Qatar will be host of the 2022 World Cup in Souq Waqif in Doha, December 2, 2010. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

LONDON: Story dated July 15 and headlined "UPDATE 1-Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup" is withdrawn. The website on which the story was based said it did not publish the information attributed to it.A new story will follow.

Source: Reuters

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