Workers test soil as they grow grass for Qatar's 2022 World Cup, at an experimental facility in Doha, Qatar November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
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Police officers from different countries will be on Qatar's streets during the 2022 World Cup in an effort to prevent hooliganism, a senior security officer for the tournament has said.Major Ali Mohammed Al-Ali, deputy executive director for security with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the body overseeing the tournament, also predicted that Qatar would deliver "the safest World Cup in the world". Some 1.3 million fans are expected to visit Qatar -- the first World Cup to be held in the Middle East -- equivalent to half the country's population.
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