FIFA: 24 of 32 teams based within 10km radius at Qatar World Cup

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Twenty-four of the 32 teams at the football World Cup in Qatar will have their base camps within a 10-kilometres radius in and around the capital of Doha, the ruling body FIFA said on Tuesday. FIFA said that due to the compact nature of the November 21-December 18 tournament no domestic flights to matches were needed by the teams. “Players will have more time to train and rest during the competition, while being able to experience the excitement that will take over the country at much closer quarters, as fellow players and passionate fans from all 32 nations will be gathering in a single area,…

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