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Fans Outraged As Beer Is Suddenly Banned at the World Cup

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Fans Outraged As , Beer Is Suddenly Banned , at the World Cup.
On November 18, the sale of alcoholic beer
at the World Cup was banned just two days
before the soccer tournament is scheduled to begin.
On November 18, the sale of alcoholic beer
at the World Cup was banned just two days
before the soccer tournament is scheduled to begin.
'New York Post' reports that
non-alcoholic beer will still be sold
at all 64 of the matches in Qatar. .
Following discussions between host
country authorities and FIFA, a decision
has been made to focus the sale of alcoholic
beverages on the FIFA Fan Festival, other
fan destinations and licensed venues,
removing sales points of beer
from… stadium perimeters, FIFA statement, via 'New York Post'.
Following discussions between host
country authorities and FIFA, a decision
has been made to focus the sale of alcoholic
beverages on the FIFA Fan Festival, other
fan destinations and licensed venues,
removing sales points of beer
from… stadium perimeters, FIFA statement, via 'New York Post'.
The announcement was
not well received by fans. .
Some fans like a beer at the match,
and some don’t, but the real issue is
the last minute u-turn which speaks
to a wider problem – the total lack
of communication and clarity from the
organizing committee towards supporters, The Football Supporters’ Association, statement,
via 'New York Post'.
Some fans like a beer at the match,
and some don’t, but the real issue is
the last minute u-turn which speaks
to a wider problem – the total lack
of communication and clarity from the
organizing committee towards supporters, The Football Supporters’ Association, statement,
via 'New York Post'.
If they can change their minds on this
at a moment’s notice, with no explanation,
supporters will have understandable
concerns about whether they will fulfill
other promises relating to accommodation,
transport or cultural issues, The Football Supporters’ Association, statement,
via 'New York Post'.
Ab InBev, parent company of World Cup beer sponsor Budweiser, pays tens of millions of dollars for exclusive rights to sell beer at the World Cup.
The company has reportedly
already shipped the majority of
its stock from Britain to Qatar. .
Budweiser's Twitter account posted and then quickly deleted, , "Well, this is awkward.".
'New York Post' reports that Qatar twice agreed to sell
alcohol in stadiums, once when it launched its bid to host
the tournament and again when signing contracts in 2010.
'New York Post' reports that Qatar twice agreed to sell
alcohol in stadiums, once when it launched its bid to host
the tournament and again when signing contracts in 2010

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