Sports FIFA set to investigate officials of Qatar 2022 World Cup over bribery claims

The hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup awarded to Qatar will certainly go down in history as one of the most controversial in the game of football.

Right from the day they won the bid,it has been from one problem to another. Talks of health hazards of playing there in the summer,money exchanging hands and so many things......

Qatari officials will be questioned by Fifa investigator Michael Garcia on Wednesday in the wake of damaging claims about the legality of the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup.

The Sunday Times alleges Mohamed bin Hammam, a former vice-president of football's world governing body, paid US$5m (£3m) in total to football officials in return for support of Qatar's winning bid.

The Qatari bid committee "vehemently" denies the claims and insist Bin Hammam never actively lobbied on its behalf.

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Source: BBC Sport