Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke said the 2022 World Cup will not be played during the summer months.
"The dates for the World Cup (in Qatar) will not be June to July," he told Radio France.
"To be honest, I think it will be held between November 15 and January 15 at the latest," he added.
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