Dec. 22 – World Cup 2022 hosts seem set to choose between U-23 Qatar coach, Al Sadd’s boss or the Al Gharafa manager to fill the void created by Sebastiao Lazaroni’s sacking. New coach will guide the destiny of the team in its Brazil 2014 qualifiers. Armstrong Augusto Vaz reports from Doha.

Dec. 2 – Brazil appears ready to lift ban on stadium beer sales in time for World Cup… Pair of supermarket chains to serve as official retailers in Poland and Ukraine… EA Sports signs Lionel Messi. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Sept. 30 – Argentine football boss expected to be challenged by Velez Sarsfield owner in upcoming FA elections… CAF approves new marketing deal… AFC aims to improve Qatari football ahead of World Cup… Barca delegation bound for ASPIRE4SPORT conference. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.