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FIFA medical chief against summer 2020 World Cup

Updated: March 15, 2013, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

KNOKKE, Belgium -- FIFA's medical chief says he is against organizing the 2020 World Cup in the summer heat of the desert nation Qatar.

Michel D'Hooghe's opinion on Friday added a strong voice to the debate whether Qatar should stick to the traditional slot of June for a World Cup or if the tournament should be moved to another part of the year to allow for a more temperate climate.

Even though D'Hooghe said that games and trainings sessions would be held in climate conditioned temperatures ...

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