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    FIFA’s fun police strike on as they step in to silence Indian band at Qatar World Cup  | Daily Mail Online

    Qatar turned World Cup killjoy once again tonight when it stopped a band, which was being enjoyed by hundreds of fans, from playing on.

    The Indian Bangra band from Qatar had hundreds of people Bhangering outside the Lusail Stadium.

    But FIFA’s officials ordered them to stop the fun.

    The band obeyed and disappointed spectators walked away as the drums fell silent.

    Qatar turned World Cup killjoy once again tonight when it stopped a band, which was being enjoyed by hundreds of fans, from playing on

    The Indian Bangra band from Qatar had hundreds of people Bhangering outside the Lusail Stadium

    One band member said: ‘We just wanted to give the fans a good time for them to dance to our drums.

    ‘We were invited here by the football people to entertain. So we don’t understand why they made us stop.

    ‘Many people were enjoying themselves. We are from India, mostly from Kerala, and although India may never reach the World Cup finals, we are here to represent our country and music.‘

    But FIFA’s officials ordered them to stop the fun. The band obeyed and disappointed spectators walked away as the drums fell silent

    Two officials with FIFA emblems on their shirts ordered the band to stop playing and dispersed the crowds

    Two officials with FIFA emblems on their shirts ordered the band to stop playing and dispersed the crowds.

    But one official told MailOnline: ‘The area was getting too crowded and deep. We have to keep moving people into the stadium.

    ‘Maybe we will allow them to play later when there are less crowds and there are more inside the stadium.‘

    Qatar World Cup officials have proved killjoy in several occasions at the World Cup.

    FIFA’s fun police strike on as they step in to silence Indian band at Qatar World Cup 

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