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‘Operator negligence’ blamed for latest World Cup fan disaster

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The Fyre Pageant World Cup obtained off to a rocky begin.

Qatar’s Supreme Committee, tasked with organizing the 2022 World Cup, provided followers who promised lodging in official villas, and failed, a full refund, blaming “operator negligence”.

“We’re conscious that plenty of supporters have skilled delays in checking-in at chosen supporter village lodging resulting from proprietor and operator negligence,” a spokesperson for the Supreme Committee instructed ESPN. “Part of the items of those amenities, that are delivered and managed by totally different non-public entities, didn’t adjust to the required requirements that had been publicized to the followers.

“Whereas these web sites are managed by unbiased industrial entities, correcting these points stays the Supreme Committee’s highest precedence. Full refunds are being provided to followers severely impacted by this challenge, in addition to various lodging that might be freed from cost throughout their keep.”

Supporters of Uruguay and South Korea on the World Cup
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The villas provide followers the possibility to remain in a transformed delivery container for round $200 an evening. Among the villages, nevertheless, will not be completed, with one in Rawdat al Jahhaniya nonetheless needing development of bogs and communal washing areas.

No phrase on whether or not followers within the villages that had been really accomplished loved their container stays.

World Cup supporters village in Qatar
World Cup supporters village in Qatar
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Mark this as one more second that places Qatar within the operating for worst World Cup host of all time. A minimum of there are nonetheless three weeks to go.

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