Football: Fifa corruption investigator Garcia meets Qatari officials

MUSCAT (AFP) - Fifa investigator Michael Garcia has met Qatari officials as part of a corruption probe into the vote which gave the Gulf state the 2022 World Cup.

The meeting on Wednesday went ahead in Oman as Uefa president Michel Platini added his voice to calls for a new vote if corruption is proved.

United States lawyer Garcia met a Qatari delegation in a Muscat hotel and the encounter was to continue on Thursday, a source close to the talks told AFP.

The Qatari World Cup organising committee delegation had "four members, including a high-level official," the source said.

Fifa's executive voted in December 2010 to give Russia 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 event.

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