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Reuters reported on 21 March 2016, that Qatar may accommodate some football followers in Bedouin-style tents for the World Cup close to the tournament stadiums.

It is the latest option being considered by organisers for an expected 1 million travelling fans during football’s biggest tournament.  In recent weeks, it emerged that one plan being considered is allowing fans to sleep in desert camps, though organisers have not said how many fans could be housed in tents.  Cruise ships are also expected to take up to 12,000 fans during the tournament.

So it is amid growing concerns about possible oversupply of available accommodation during the tournament, the authorities concerned on the after tournament is reviewing all possibilities.

Most of the likely 500,000 fans are expected to stay in hotels rooms and various types of apartments, which could be way over anything seen until now and certainly not before the tournament. . .

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