Fifa World Cup 2022

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Qatar races to ready luxury and budget rooms for World Cup

Fifty days before the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, workers are pouring concrete and hammering through the night to ready luxury hotels and bargain apartments for a million or more football fans.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

German players to get 400,000 euros each in case of WC win

Germany players will each receive 400,000 euros ($390,000) if they lift the World Cup in Qatar later this year, the country's football association (DFB) said on Sunday after agreeing on tournament bonuses with the team.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Southgate says he is 'right person' to lead England into World Cup

England manager Gareth Southgate, under fire after a disappointing Nations League campaign, said he is nonetheless "the right person" to take the team into this year's World Cup in Qatar.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Locally made jerseys to adorn FIFA World Cup

Bangladesh is increasingly becoming a source not only for replica football shirts worn by fans but also kits used in practice by players of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup alongside European clubs. 

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Van Gaal goes in search of 'penalty killer' for World Cup

The Netherlands will be testing their goalkeepers in a special penalty shootout training session this week with an eye on the World Cup later this year, coach Louis van Gaal said on Monday.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Fans want FIFA to compensate Qatar's migrant workers

A majority of football fans from 15 countries would support FIFA compensating migrant workers in Qatar for human rights violations during the country's preparations for the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Pakistani troops to provide security in Qatar World Cup?

Pakistan's cabinet has approved a draft agreement that allows the government to provide troops for security at the FIFA soccer World Cup in Qatar later this year, Pakistan's information minister said on Monday.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Brazil to play Ghana, Tunisia in pre-World Cup friendlies

Brazil will face Ghana and Tunisia next month in Europe as part of their final preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

FIFA sells 2.45 million tickets

Organisers have sold 2.45 million tickets for this year's World Cup in Qatar, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday, with more than half a million of them sold in the last sales period from July 5-16.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Egypt and Saudi champions to inaugurate Qatar's World Cup final stadium

Qatar announced Monday that the club champions of Saudi Arabia and Egypt will inaugurate the Lusail stadium to be used for the World Cup final on September 9.