Qatar 2022 World Cup: New restrictions on fans who want to buy their tickets

By Alexis Almosnino

Qatar 2022 World Cup: New restrictions on fans who want to buy their tickets

The Qatar 2022 World Cup organization is negotiating to purchase one million vaccines for fans at the World Cup, which still starts in December.

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The Qatari Prime Minister, Khalid bin Jalifa al Zani, affirmed that his country is negotiating to acquire one million vaccines for fans who attend the Qatar 2022 World Cup and who have not yet received the anti-COVID serum, the agency reported this Sunday. news agency, QNA.

"We are negotiating with a company to provide a million vaccines against the coronavirus in order to immunize some of those who come for the World Cup," said Al Zani, whose country will be the first Arab to host the World Cup, in November next anus. The Qatari official did not specify the name of the company or the type of vaccine, but insisted that his country "will not allow the masses to be in the stadiums without having received a complete vaccination."

"Most countries will have vaccinated and immunized their citizens," he said, but clarified that Qatar plans to provide vaccines to fans "because of the possibility that some (countries) have not been able to vaccinate all their citizens." Qatar is one of the most advanced countries in the immunization of its citizens and according to its prime minister, "this week about 72% will have received at least one dose" of the vaccine in a population that is close to 3 million people.

Al Zani reaffirmed that the constructions and infrastructures necessary for the World Cup are "at an excellent pace and in accordance with the established plan", including stadiums, a transport network and various services, accommodation and medical care. He clarified that the authorities are finalizing the works in three stadiums, Lusail, Al Thumama and Ras Abu Aboud, which is the first removable and reusable in the world. "The Lusail stadium is the main one as it will witness the World Cup final on December 18, 2022 and is 90 percent ready", concluded.


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