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FIFA chief insists on November start for Qatar World Cup

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed on Friday that he would favour playing the controversial 2022 Qatar World Cup in November and December. 

FIFA president Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Abu Dhabi, on November 8, 2013

"We are starting the consultations to bring it to the winter time. It can only be done in November-December, not January-February," Blatter told reporters in Abu Dhabi, where he will attend this weekend's under-17 World Cup final between Nigeria and Mexico.

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