Qatar to decide final number of stadiums in March 2015

April 27, 2014 12:32 am

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy for World Cup 2022 has said the final number of stadiums that will host the global event is to be decided in March 2015. The announcement is in response to reports that said Qatar has reduced the number of proposed host venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to 8 from 12, because of cost concerns and delays. “The 2022 Local Organising Committee will submit by December 2014 a proposal for an appropriate number of host venues, whilst ensuring a suitable legacy for the country and the national league after the tournament. The approval of the final number of stadiums is envisaged by the FIFA Executive Committee by March 2015,” the committee said.