FIFA Not the Compensation Rate for European clubs associated 2022
Zurich – European clubs sought compensation from FIFA World Cup 2022 if actually held in the winter. However, FIFA will not meet these demands.
FIFA Task Force for the 2022 World Cup has been recommended in November-December as the time of the World Cup in 2022. If the recommendation is accepted by FIFA, the World Cup in that year will not be held in the month of June-July as usual.
Elections in November-December motivated by weather factors in Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup World Cup if still held in June-July (summer), the health of the players and fans could be threatened because temperatures in Qatar can exceed 40 degrees Celsius.
As a solution, the discourse appears to shift the World Cup that year to winter. The choice is in January-February or November to December.
However, when the tournament was held in the month of January-February, it will collide with the Winter Olympic Games 2022. Therefore, in November-December to be the only option that allows.
Recommendations of the FIFA Task Force protests from European clubs. Because the World Cup event in the month of November-December will automatically affect the schedule leagues Blue Continent, which usually begins in August and ends in May.
Chairman of the Association of European clubs, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, on Tuesday (24/2), stated that the European top clubs want compensation from FIFA if 2022 really was held in November-December. According to Rummenigge, leagues schedule changes will be very detrimental to domestic football.
“The clubs and European leagues will not bear the cost of such schedule changes. We expect clubs to be compensated for losses that would be caused by the final decision,” Rummenigge said on Sky Sports.
However, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, asserted that the top European clubs will not receive any financial compensation related to the implementation of the 2022 World Cup.
“There will be no compensation. There was a period of seven years to clean up. We agree with the clubs,” he said.
FIFA will issue a final decision related to timing of the 2022 World Cup in the Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, March 19 to 20. Valcke asks European clubs when FIFA decided to accept the 2022 World Cup held in the winter.
“This happened once and we do not do something that destroys football,” he said.