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Qatar to house 2,000 fans in Bedouin-style tents

Doha (AFP) – Qatar unveiled plans on Tuesday for a “fan village” to house up to 2,000 football supporters in Bedouin-style tents during the 2022 World Cup. Organisers said the village would be built in the south of the country and could eventually be one of five sites across Qatar offering tented accommodation. “We will allow visitors from outside the country to enjoy Qatar and their football experience in an entirely new way,” said Abdulaziz Ali Al-Mawlawi, from the body overseeing organisation of the tournament, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.
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