No-one expected Egypt, Morocco or Saudi Arabia to win the World Cup but for all three to crash out on the same day was a disaster for Arab football.
Asylum seekers from Morocco, Nigeria, China and elsewhere have tried to enter Europe illegally from Russia using World Cup fan identity documents, police told Reuters on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo powered-home a fourth-minute header to give Portugal a 1-0 World Cup victory over Morocco that took them top of Group B on Wednesday and meant the unlucky North African side become the first to be eliminated from the tournament.
A government spokesperson said Morocco would implement the projects included in its 2026 bid.
The council met on Sunday in Moscow, three days before the final decision will be taken by all FIFA members.
FIFA held a last-minute meeting on Wednesday with the two candidates bidding to host the 2026 World Cup ahead of the publication of a report which could disqualify a bid rated not up to scratch.
HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Saturday welcomed Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco to Qatar, ahead of the official inauguration of Qatar National Library (QNL).
The Qatari-Moroccan Joint Supreme Committee held its seventh meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and the Prime Minister of Morocco Saad Eddine El Othmani.