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As Saudis wilt on field, kingdom pursues soccer power grab

Updated : June 16, 2018 07:28 PM IST

Just when the Saudis had a first World Cup appearance in 12 years to prepare for, the federation has been mounting a power grab of soccer far beyond the kingdom.
The Qataris, though, have plowed ahead with preparations to host an event that will put them at the center of the world’s attention: the next World Cup in 2022.
As Saudis wilt on field, kingdom pursues soccer power grab
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