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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: We are the world
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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: We are the world

  By Hisham Al Gizouli   The football stars will come down from the skies when the masters of the game descend on Doha towards the end of the year to make history.  The 2022 Qatar edition will be the first tournament hosted in the Middle East and the first to be held at the end of the calendar year in November and December. The competition will feature 32 teams before the field expands to 48 teams for the 2026 World Cup. Joining host nation Qatar at the tournament will be 31 other countries that will earn a ticket to the big dance through regional qualifying matches. It has been predetermined how many nations will qualify from each region: Africa (CAF): 5 Asia (AFC): 4 (plus 1 playoff qualifier) Europe (UEFA): 13 North/Central America & Caribbean (CO...