Qatar to allow beer sales at World Cup games 3 hours before kickoff - sourceQatar to allow beer sales at World Cup games 3 hours before kickoff - source

Beer sales will be allowed at Qatar's World Cup games, 3 hours before kickoff


Source : CNN


At previous World Cup tournaments, beer was served in fan zones all day long.At previous World Cup tournaments, beer was served in fan zones all day long.
During the previous World Cup tournaments, beer was served in fan zones all day long.
Qatar's World Cup Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, did not respond to the requests for a comment about the World Cup controls on alcohol.
There are four matches scheduled on most days of the tournament's group stage, with the earliest match kicking off at 1 p.m.
It was not immediately clear how Qatar will handle beer sales ahead of the 1 p.m. Wales and Iran game on Friday November 25 especially when most Muslims in Qatar will be gathering at mosques for the weekly congregational prayer. Qatar currently requires most shops and restaurants in the country to close during Friday prayers.
Only foreign residents with permits can shop there for home consumption.
Budweiser will sell its non-alcoholic beer "Budweiser Zero", in the stadium concourses and stands during games.
"Our promotion and activation of Budweiser Zero during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar will target the international guests coming to enjoy and celebrate football at the fan sites." stated Budweiser