2022 World Cup: Players, officials, fans face 7-year jail term if they have sex outside their partners


The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has already introduced a number of absurdities and alterations, such as FIFA moving the tournament from its customary June/July timeframe to November/December.

A stringent ban on having sex with someone who is not your partner has been instituted as a result of the world’s most prestigious football event taking place in a predominantly Muslim nation.

For the first time ever, there is virtually a sex ban in effect at this year’s World Cup. Fans should be ready.

The only action going down at the World Cup will be on the pitch and this is because cause local authorities are reportedly enforcing a strict sex ban for single fans in Qatar this year.

The conservative Arab country — where premarital sex is illegal — is set to be a no-bone zone for all spectators planning to hit up the massive event in November.

A sexual encounter outside of marriage in Qatar during the 2022 World Cup, which runs from November 21 to December 18, could lead to up to seven years in prison.

According Daily Star, the Supreme Committee of Qatar reported in a statement: “Qatar is a conservative country and public displays of affection are frowned upon regardless of sexual orientation.”

“Sex is very much off the menu, unless you come as a husband and wife team. There will definitely be no one night stands at the World Cup. There will be no parties. Everyone should keep a cool head, unless they want to take chances.” to be trapped in prison,” a source told the UK newspaper.

The British authorities expressed their concern because, according to them there will be sentences of up to seven years in prison for those who have a sexual encounter outside of marriage.

“The culture of drinking and partying after matches, which is the norm in most countries, is strictly prohibited, with very strict and scary consequences if you get caught. There is a feeling that this could be a very serious tournament. bad for the fans, perhaps” added the same source

Best Choice Sports understands that sex outside of marriage and homosexuality are illegal in Qatar, where the tournament will be held, and each carries a prison sentence of up to seven years.

World football umpire, FIFA has said “all are welcome” at the tournament – but there is a growing concern that is not the case. There are already reports of fans with different surnames being stopped from booking and sharing hotel rooms ahead of the mundial which is five months away.

Due to Qatar’s intense summer heat, this World Cup will be held from late-November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to be held in May, June, or July; it is to be played in a reduced timeframe of around 28 days.

The first match played at the tournament will be contested between Senegal and the Netherlands at Al Thumama Stadium, Doha. The final is due to be held on 18 December 2022, which is also Qatar National Day. The reigning World Cup champions are France