Qatar to host charity match for Japan victims

Qatar will host a football charity match featuring stars from

the 2002 World Cup final between Brazil and Germany in December to

benefit the victims of the Japanese tsunami and earthquake.

Brazilian great Cafu and the Qatar Football Association

announced the plans late Tuesday during a visit by the former

defender to the country which will host the 2022 World Cup. Cafu

said the match would feature the 2002 World Cup players against a

team of international stars. He said the rosters have yet to be

finalized, but said none of the players will be paid for their


Cafu was part of three Brazilian World Cup campaigns and said he

wanted to do something to help the victims of the March 11 disaster

that left 27,000 reported dead or missing.