Qatar is due to host the World Cup in 2022 © PA Images
Qatar is due to host the World Cup in 2022 © PA Images

Blockade raising World Cup costs 'by a quarter'

posted by Francis Churchill
10 October 2017

The Qatar blockade has increased World Cup contractors’ costs by 20-25%, according to a report. 

Construction companies working on the tournament’s infrastructure programme have been warned the project was high risk and it was “far from certain” Doha would actually host the event, the BBC has reported.

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