Chaos in Qatar! Catering workers, including 212 Indian workers and 20 Filipino women, are locked out of stadiums for SIX HOURS without food or water at the World Cup opening ceremony.

  • Preparations for the World Cup in Qatar have gone awry in recent days
  • In the last turn, hundreds of workers have been left in poor conditions
  • Stadium workers were left outside their grounds without food or water.
  • 212 Indian workers and 20 Filipino women were affected by the programming error

More than 200 Indian caterers hired for the World Cup opening match between Qatar and Ecuador were stranded outside Al Bayt Stadium for six hours without food or water this afternoon.

sports mail spoke to several of the workers, who have been hired as cashiers by catering company Qatar Star Services, outside the new £650m stadium and many unhappy with their treatment and working conditions.

The group of 205 men and seven women were collected from their accommodation at 9am this morning and dropped off at the 60,000-seat stadium in Doha at 10am, but were not allowed ashore until 4pm.

The workers said sports mail that during their long wait they were not given food or water and had no contact with their supervisor, but were simply told to wait until they arrived.

All workers have signed a one-month contract with Qatar Star Services for the duration of the tournament, and the company requires them to work every day.

In addition to your salary, accommodation and one meal per day are also provided.

Preparations for the World Cup have continued to develop in the run up to the tournament.

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Large numbers of stadium workers were left without food or water for six hours.

The workers were collected from the accommodation at 9 am before being taken to a stadium.

Although there was no one in charge of the 232 workers who were left unattended on Sunday

One of the workers said sports mail: ‘We are all cashiers, but we cannot get into the ground. They are not ready for us. We’ve been here since 10 am, but we can’t get in until 4 pm. We are waiting for our supervisor. We have not eaten or drunk, nothing.

Sportsmail spoke to another group of 20 female staff from the Philippines, who had been employed to sell merchandise at the stadium. They were left to wait outside for three hours without food or water.

Instead, senior members of Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family arrived by helicopter before being herded into the stadium.

The discourse on the treatment of migrant workers has been abundant in the build-up to the World Cup