Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island of Bahrain, as well as sharing sea borders with the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
Qatar — a country with a population of 2.8 million, of whom only 300,000 are citizens — is heavily reliant on foreign-born labor to build the stadiums and other infrastructure needed for the tournament ... Qatar relied heavily on foreign workers to build stadiums and the necessary infrastructure for the tournament.
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Australia international JoshCavallo, who came out recently, said he would be "scared" to play in Qatar... "Qatar is a modest country ... Qatar has received a lot of criticism of its human rights record in the build-up to the tournament, particularly in regard to its treatment of migrant workers involved in the construction of facilities.
Semi-automated offside technology will be trialled at the FIFAArab Cup with a view to potentially using the system at next year's World Cup in Qatar... The build-up to the tournament has been dominated by Qatar's record on human rights and scrutiny of its treatment of migrant workers.
The new data centre building hosts MicrosoftCloud data centre region offering cloud services to customers in Qatar, the region, and the world ... The new data centre building will further contribute to the acceleration of Qatar's digital transformation agenda and support a smarter, more technologically advanced economy.
The winners of the Oceania Football Confederation's qualifiers, which are due to be played in Qatar in March, have been drawn ... "It is now our job to continue to build on what we have done this year and take that momentum into 2022 as we look to qualify for Qatar.".