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Qatar Makes A Great Sound On And Off The Pitch, As 2022 World Cup Hosts Set Free Clashes With Ecuador

Sun’s Chief Features writer sees stifling conditions like the people of Qatar, Ghanaian construction workers and Europeans blend into the first taste of what the next tournament could be like. It is 18:00 and still a swelling 31 degrees in the desert night. Thousands of cows on turnstiles to watch the 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar face Ecuador. It helps to get in. Albert¬†Tete, a Ghanaian construction worker at one of Qatar’s growing new World Cup stadiums, would not be here if not.

One working at the Al Rayyan stadium, he says he earns ¬£ 177 per person. Month – with free food and accommodation – works 12-hour days, six days a week. The Chelsea fan, 27, says about his salary: “Half of the bread is better than no bread.” The father who says he is “proud” to help the World Cup efforts came to a cosmopolitan throng on Friday’s friendly.
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