January 28, 2023

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The Guardian: There is "uncertainty" at the World Cup in Qatar

The Guardian: There is “uncertainty” at the World Cup in Qatar

“How many fans will attend the match?” Is the most frequently asked question, according to the newspaper, the answer is “not sure”.

He added, “Looks like a festival of football fans around the world Gulf This is not possible … To date, FIFA has sold 800,000 tickets at 3.1 million, which is almost a quarter of the total number of tickets. “

She continued: “Inside Russia4 years ago, 2.5 million tickets were sold to fans .. so, to the World Cup organizers Diameter To make some progress if it wants to reach the Russian number, or come close to it.

On the other hand, getting tickets is another issue with “uncertainty”. How?

The Guardian says that once you have purchased your ticket, you can apply Government of Qatar To obtain a state entry permit, otherwise known as a “Haiya Card”.

He explained: “However, you can not book a flight before getting permission because you must first find a place to stay.”

Since its inception DiameterLast March, followers noticed an online shelter portal, some confusion over the type of rooms available and their prices.

Finding shelters worth $ 80 was hard for fans, while the price of “unwanted fan village rooms” starts at $ 200 a night. The apartments published on “AirBnB” cost about $ 1,000.

The Guardian asked, “To what extent will these prices be updated after the completion of the second phase ticket sales? The answer is not clear.”

Calculations made by football supporters EuropeThe World Cup in Qatar will be “the most expensive World Cup for the fans” as statistics indicate that the cost of accommodation for 3 matches will be 2770 euros, compared to 1,000 euros during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The cost of attending the entire tournament is over 6,500 euros.

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Commenting on this, Ronan Evin, CEO of FSE Group, which provides credit and business investments, said: “It is clear that most fans find it difficult to know the cost of attending matches. World Cup In Qatar “.

He added, “There is a lack of information. It seems so FIFA Qatar is doing its best to convince people not to go there.

The Qatar Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, which is responsible for hosting the competition, is still confident in organizing an event that will attract the attention of the world.

A spokesman for the group said: “We will welcome more than a million spectators for the duration of the competition. The country will provide up to 130,000 rooms, which equates to 3.6 million overnight stays.”

He explained: “6 months before the release World CupQatar is on track to ensure that football fans around the world book a wide range of unique and affordable accommodation options. We do not consider it necessary to comment on such fabrications. “