Qatar coach regrets ‘misinformation’ about migrant workers

Qatar coach regrets 'misinformation' about migrant workers

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8:09 p.m. : Ah, another interesting thing: this sign just above the beer dispensers: “Budweiser is proud to be served in accordance with local rules”. https://t.co/28stgJVsoK

8:09 p.m. : And here it is, the object that unleashes a lot of passion here: 🍺. With @PierreGodon, we finally found some. A Budweiser of 50 cl at 50 ryals. Or 13.28 euros. Ah, also: the stand is bieeeeeeen at the bottom of the Fan Zone. #vuduqatar #WorldCup2022 https://t.co/QW4UmF8h40

8:08 p.m. : The moment has finally arrived: the few thousand people queuing in the fan zone of Doha, Qatar, were able to buy the first “official” beer of the 2022 World Cup this evening. Among them, Pierre Godon and RaphaĂ«l Godet, two of two special envoys, who were able to order this precious beverage. However, it will be forbidden to sell them near the stadiums during the competition.

8:07 p.m. : Karim Benzema, injured since October in a thigh, today took part in his first collective session since the start of the gathering of the Blues. In the event of a package, Didier Deschamps can replace a player until Monday, the day before the entry into the running of the tricolors in Qatar.

7:38 p.m. : While he had resumed collective training with the rest of the Blues, Karim Benzema came out injured from the evening session. The participation of the Madrid striker in France’s first match on Tuesday evening is more compromised than ever. He is expected to undergo medical examinations in the coming hours.

7:39 p.m. : It’s 7:05 p.m., let’s take a look at the news at the start of the evening:

The Agen public prosecutor provided an update on the investigation into the death of a 14-year-old girl in Tonneins (Lot-et-Garonne). The main suspect confessed to the facts.

• In Paris, the demonstration against gender-based and sexual violence gathered between 18,500 and 80,000 people, according to estimates by the police and the organizers.

There is “still no satisfactory text and up to the climatic emergencies”according to the French government, on the last day of negotiations in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

GĂ©rald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior, will represent France in Qatar for the opening of the World Cup tomorrow afternoon.

7:06 p.m. : Hello Many of you, in the comments of the live, question the treatment of franceinfo.fr during this World Cup in Qatar. The organization of this competition followed by hundreds of millions of people arouses lively controversy. We have chosen to cover the sporting aspect of the event but also to highlight the aberrations – ecological, economic, societal and sporting – represented by this World Cup organized in the middle of the desert thanks, in particular, to the work of our reporters on site. Find all of our topics on the issue by visiting the Le Mondial des Aberrations page.

6:47 p.m. : Hello franceinfo, will you boycott the World Cup? I imagine that you will relay the bare minimum of the results of the matches, but not organize football evenings commenting on the matches, in particular those of France?

6:35 p.m. : Karim Benzema and Raphaël Varane, preserved since the start of the gathering of the Blues at the start of the week, participated well in the collective training before the first match of the Habs, against Australia, Tuesday, at 8 p.m.

4:41 p.m. : Spaniard FĂ©lix Sanchez Bas, coach of the Qatar national team, defended the emirate on the eve of the opening match of the World Cup: “It is a subject that has been talked about a lot but I believe, in my opinion, that there is a lot of misinformation and a disproportionate approach to reality”believes the man who says he hopes that the condition of workers will improve “not only in Qatar but in all the countries of the world”.

4:27 p.m. : The idea of ​​Fifa is a priori consensual, except that some teams are already planning to wear the armband “One Love”, adorned with a rainbow flag symbolizing the fight against all forms of discrimination, and created on the initiative of UEFA. If he does not only defend the rights of LGBTQI+ people, this is the aspect that has most marked the spirits, insofar as Qatar penalizes homosexual relations. If Hugo Lloris, captain of the France team, has given up wearing it in the country in the name of respect for “culture” local, the captains of England and Wales have said they are ready to pay a fine from Fifa rather than withdraw them.

(SEBASTIAN GOLLNOW / DPA / AFP)

4:25 p.m. : The armbands of the captains will be one of the subjects of debate of this World Cup. Fifa has announced (in English) last night that they could carry messages, chosen by the international federation, in defense of certain causes: “Save the planet” for the second day of hens, “Let’s protect the children” for the third day, or “No Discrimination” in quarters.

7:09 p.m. : Let’s recall the main information of this Saturday:

Last day under high tension at COP27: the number 2 of the European Commission threatens not to sign the final agreement of the summit, fearing that it will abandon the objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C at the end of end of the century. The Minister for Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, also expressed her concern.

• On the eve of the opening of a highly criticized World Cup, the president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, denounced the “moral lessons” with regard to Qatar.

• Demonstrations are expected in several cities in France to denounce the dysfunctions of justice in terms of fight against gender-based and sexual violence.

12:29 : In the field, as The Team, our sports editorial staff expects a lot from Brazil, which it makes the favorite of the competition in its predictions. Denmark is acclaimed as a possible surprise team of the tournament, which would not suit one of its opponents, France, which our sports journalists imagine stopping in the round of 16, as at Euro 2021.


(AFP)

4:02 p.m. : GĂ©rald Darmanin will represent France at the opening ceremony of the World Cup tomorrow in Doha, announces the Ministry of the Interior. According to Beauvau, he will occasionally visit the French police and gendarmes sent there, as part of a much-discussed agreement between France and Qatar on securing the event.

3:04 p.m. : Let’s take stock of the main news of this Saturday:

Last day under high tension at COP27: the number 2 of the European Commission threatens not to sign the final agreement of the summit, fearing that it will abandon the objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C at the end of end of the century. The Minister for Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, also expressed her concern.

• On the eve of the opening of a highly criticized World Cup, the president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, denounced the “moral lessons” with regard to Qatar.

• Demonstrations are expected in several cities in France to denounce the dysfunctions of justice in terms of fight against gender-based and sexual violence.

3:58 p.m. : It was almost 12 years ago, on the platform of the Zurich congress centre. Sepp Blatter opened the envelope and read into the microphone with his pronounced Swiss accent: “Qatarrrrrr”. The small emirate won the organization of the World Cup to everyone’s surprise. I tell you, testimony of actors in support, this day of dupes.

(MICHAEL REGAN / GETTY IMAGES EUROPE)

10:59 : The Teamon the other hand, highlights his favorite for this World Cup: Neymar’s Brazil, “in full confidence” and spared from injury.

10:54 : On the eve of the opening match, the World Cup is on the front page of many national and regional newspapers. Unsurprisingly, it is less about football than criticism around its organization in Qatar.

10:24 a.m. : The President of Fifa has finally swept aside criticism of the ban on alcohol around stadiums, announced yesterday two days before the start of the competition: “I personally think you can survive without drinking beer for three hours”replied Gianni Infantino.

3:30 p.m. : Gianni Infantino began his speech with a surprising anaphora: “Today I feel Qatari. Today I feel Arab. Today I feel African. Today I feel gay. Today I feel disabled. I feel like a migrant worker”. The fate of foreign workers in Qatar, denounced by NGOs, the “refers to his personal history” sons of Italian immigrants in Switzerland, “discriminated against because I was redheaded”.

3:29 p.m. : “These biased moral lessons are just hypocrisy. For everything we Europeans have done for 3,000 years, we should apologize for the next 3,000 years before we start giving moral lessons. to people.”

The president of Fifa defended the organization of the World Cup in Qatar during a press conference, even ensuring that it had made it possible to improve the condition of migrant workers in the country. “Why is no one acknowledging this progress?”he wondered.