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FIFPro Urges Qatar 2022 Summer Boycott

  • Reuters, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:13 PM

FIFPro, the world soccer players' union, will urge its members to boycott the 2022 World Cup if it is played in Qatar's summer, vice president Philippe Piat said Tuesday. FIFA, soccer's world governing body, has set up a consultation process to decide when the tournament should be played after concerns were expressed about Qatar's intense heat during the World Cup's traditional June-July slot.

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