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Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022

By JOHN LEICESTER and ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- It's a cold, hard fact of football: Countries with tiny populations don't generally beat big ones with deep wells of talented...full story
updated 2014-12-18 04:43 PM
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Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022
By JOHN LEICESTER and ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- It's a cold, hard fact of football: Countries with tiny populations don't generally beat big ones with deep wells of talented....Fullstory

2014-12-18 04:43 PM

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