Qatar has no case to answer, hints FIFA investigator Garcia

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By Andrew Warshaw in Mauritius
May 31 – FIFA’s top corruption buster has hinted for the first time that 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar have no corruption case to answer and says a statement of intent of some kind should be made by his department by September or October. Ever since Qatar were awarded the tournament with a landslide victory despite FIFA’s official inspection team flagging up several negative aspects of their bid, football politics has been rife with speculation that they could be investigated for alleged wrongdoing and might therefore be stripped as hosts.

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