Zurich - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played in November and December, with the final on Dec. 18, FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio told reporters on Thursday.
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De Gregorio said the decision was taken by FIFA's executive committee following a recommendation by a task force.
He added: "In principle we will try to play in 28 days. The next stage will be to have talks...in particular related to the international match calendar."