President of FIFA, Joseph Blatter
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Qatar prepares for World Cup ruling

Football's world governing body Fifa, will hold a news conference on Friday after discussions over the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

A task force is expected to be set up to explore moving the tournament from summer to winter. Fifa president Sepp Blatter supports the move.

Fears that searing summer temperatures of more than 40C could risk the health of players and supporters have threatened the event.

Fifa is also expected to reveal plans to monitor the issue of migrant workers

Nick Childs reports.

  • 04 Oct 2013
  • From the section World