QATAR 2022: TEAM CONCENTRATION CAMPS EMBODY THE COMPACT NATURE OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP


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The 31 teams that have come to Qatar will be able to live in the FIFA World Cup™ camps closest to each other since the inaugural edition of the tournament in 1930. The tournament version allows teams to use the sites of official training the day before their matches.

Each team must register their arrival at their camp hotel at least five days before the start of their first match in the tournament, and teams can extend their stay to more than 15 days guaranteed for each mission, depending on the success they achieve in the tournament, because the player’s stay will reach the final at 33 days, and that’s what every player hopes for.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup™ stands out from its predecessors by hosting 24 out of 32 teams within a radius of just 10 kilometers, which will create a special and lively atmosphere in Doha and its surroundings, and increase the joy of local fans and international.

Colin Smith, Executive Director of FIFA World Cup Operations, said: “The Qatar 2022 tournament will be different from its peers, as the teams will benefit from the proximity of the facilities and the local Qatari hospitality, and the players will have more time to train and rest during the competition and enjoy the excitement of the compact nature of the country. The host, where players and fans from all 32 countries will gather in one region.

Nasser Al-Khater, Managing Director of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, said: “We are delighted to see the fans enjoying watching the huge facilities that Qatar has developed for their national teams and for future clubs. facilities, and as usual with World Cup projects, legacy planning was one of our most important objectives, as our clubs and the local community will benefit from most of the training venues that have been built, and the new hotels will contribute to the prosperity of Qatari tourism after 2022.”

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The national team camp is the home of the participating team in the FIFA World Cup, which is a term that combines a training venue with a camp and a hotel – or any other form of accommodation – and there will be three types of training venues used during the tournament, which are local sports club facilities, and training centers Community and training spaces in stadiums, many of which have been built from scratch , and some have also been renovated, will be an integral part of the legacy of the Qatari football tournament.

National team camp hotels consist of four-star and five-star hotels, villas, resorts and non-hotel accommodation, such as sports academies, school accommodation and university residences, as well as other facilities such as treatment rooms, all of which stood out for their ability to protect the privacy of the teams and had all the necessary security protocols.

162 inspection visits were organized for teams that participated in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, starting from October 2019.

Well-being of workers in the hotels of the camps of the national teams

Both FIFA and the host country are responsible for the welfare of the workers and take it very seriously. As part of these efforts, FIFA and Qatar are implementing all due diligence measures to protect the rights and well-being of workers in 159 hotels, including hotels that host the participating teams, and all these stages are carried out in close partnership. With the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, cooperation with trade unions and independent observers, and the International Labor Organization, FIFA has also recently supported member federations’ interactions with hotels on workers’ rights and encouraged building constructive relationships to address this important topic.

Note to Editors

Please visit the FIFA Digital Center from this link for a full set of resources, including a list of the 32 teams’ camps and a map of their locations, as well as B-roll images and snapshots of the venues. selected workouts, which you can download and use for editorial purposes.



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