The Arab Football Association: We support Qatar in hosting the World Cup

Doha: The Arab Football Association announced on Sunday its continued support for the organization of the World Cup by Qatar, underlining that the World Cup will be a real opportunity to present the excellence of Arab culture to the world. The Federation declared in a statement: “We affirm the continued support for the State of Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, and this World Cup will be a real opportunity to present Arab culture and its distinction to the world.” The statement adds: “The federation supports all measures taken to prepare to host this global event and renews its confidence in the excellence of the State of Qatar and its ability to reach the highest standard successful in organizing a unique and successful edition in the history of the World Cup “. The union also affirmed” the rejection of all malicious campaigns of distortion and skepticism that are not based on facts and only aim to distort and abuse skills. and Arab skills. “On Wednesday, the World Islamic Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISESCO) announced its solidarity with Qatar in tackling what it called a” suspicious campaign “against it for having hosted the Football World Cup. On 28 October, Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the German Ambassador, Claudius Fischbach, to protest the statements by his country’s Interior Minister, Nancy Veser, about hosting a Doha of the 2022 World Cup. In an interview with the “ARD” (local) network, Weser said: For us as a German government, this right to host is very misleading, “adding that” there are standard that must be respected and it would be better not to grant the right to host tournaments to such countries. “The Arab Federation has invited” football lovers and fans from all over the world to enjoy the Qatar 2022 World Cup, live a unique experience and get to know the cultural heritage and diverse nature of the Arab region up close. “The tournament will take the via on November 20, with the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium in the first World Cup to be held in Middle East and the Arab world. Over 29 days, the tournament will see 64 games, with the curtain falling on competitions on December 18, in coinciding with Qatar National Day, at Lusail Stadium, which can accommodate 80,000 fans. (Anatolia)