Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Qatar, FIFA to stage pan-Arab tournament in 2021


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Qatar Football Association, QFA, and world football governing body FIFA have announced plans to deliver a pan-Arab tournament that will be played in the Gulf state in late 2021.

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, SC, while announcing this on Thursday, said the competition would act as a crucial preparatory event for the FIFA World Cup 2022.

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2022 World Cup tagged “Qatar 2022’’ will kick off on Nov. 21 in 2022.

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The competition’s proposal was presented to FIFA Council members via video-conference by Hassan Al Thawadi, the Secretary-General of the SC and Chairman of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC, Q22.

The FIFA Council subsequently approved the formation of the competition.



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