Qatar to host charity match for Japan victims
Qatar will host a charity soccer match featuring stars from the
2002 World Cup final between Brazil and Germany to benefit the
victims of the Japanese tsunami and earthquake.
Brazilian great Cafu and the Qatar Football Association
announced plans the plans late Tuesday during a visit the former
defender was making to the country that will host the 2022 World
Cafu said the December exhibition 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 to appear.
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.