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Qatar accused of ‘buying’ right to host 2022 World Cup

"More than two years after FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar the influential French magazine France Football is alleging the gulf kingdom bribed its way to hosting the event.

­The 15-page article published on Tuesday and titled ‘The Qatargate’ reveals evidence pointing towards Qatar buying the right to host the 2022 World Cup.

The magazine claims African Confederation President Issa Hayatou of Cameroon and Jacques Anouma of Ivory Coast who both took part in the voting were accused of taking bribes by a former Qatari bid employee Phaedra Al Majid.

It was also revealed that.."


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