On the eve of the crucial announcement of which country will host the World Cup in 2022, Australia is still second favourite to be successful with online bookmaker Sportsbet. with Qatar now it’s main rival. The United States was favourite early in the week and while Australia has shortened in from $3.00 to $2.50, Qatar has been the biggest mover leapfrogging Australia and displacing the United States as favourite.
“We have taken a lot of patriotic bets on Australia but the promise of cash and plenty of it from Qatar is our biggest hurdle.” said sportsbet’s Matthew Campbell.
The Australian delegation has put forward it’s presentation and now the country waits for FIFA Executive committee to vote tomorrow morning Australian time.
“The United State would like to think they can host the tournament again, but we see it a s a choice of two.” said Campbell
Market courtesy of Sportsbet