Football’s new frontier: The 2022 World Cup and what it means for Qatar

On 2 December 2010, FIFA announced that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup, bringing the world’s most prestigious football tournament to the Middle East for the first time since the contest began in Uruguay back in 1930.


It is estimated that Qatar has invested a total of $220 billion in preparing for the event, with $48bn spent on venue construction, $50bn on infrastructure projects and $77bn on facilities. Given these vast amounts, many are left questioning how Qatar can generate anything close to the income needed to cover their expenditure.

In our new white paper, we take a closer look at the potential gains for Qatar and use our online platform to understand more about the key Qatari businesses looking to profit.

Download the white paper for insight into:


  1. Chances of success for Qatar and other teams from the MEA region
  2. What Qatar stands to gain, economically and politically
  3. The anticipated legacy of the tournament
  4. Which local companies are involved

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