Doha: Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is looking forward to making the AFC Asian Cup™ Qatar 2023 a festival of friendship for the entire continent.
Speaking after the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee’s decision to award Qatar the hosting rights for the next edition of the competition, Al Thani emphasised on his country’s legacy of hosting major events.
Qatar 2022 organisers announce additional 30,000 rooms for FIFA World Cup visitors
Doha: With just over one month to go, ticket sales for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 are approaching 3 million as the countdown continues to the first edition of the tournament in West Asia, which will get underway at Al Bayt Stadium on 20 November.
Organisers announced a further 30,000 rooms had been made available to World Cup visitors as Qatar prepares to stage 64 matches at eight state-of-the-art stadiums.
The biggest variety of accommodation is available from the Qatar Accommodation Agency. Rooms can be booked from US$80 per person, per night based on two-person occupancy. Accommodation options include hotels, apartments and fan villages.
New AFC Stadium in collaboration with FIFA to build on Asian football’s strong momentum
Kuala Lumpur: The future of Asian football is set to usher in greater success and progress as the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed the collaborative project of a new AFC Stadium in a ground-breaking ceremony held in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Monday.
Situated approximately 30km from the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the AFC Stadium in Putrajaya, which is the federal administrative capital of Malaysia, will be constructed on a land site spanning 15.43 acres, fully equipped with a grandstand, spectators’ boulevard and atrium, administrative offices, and underground carpark.
Former Japan and Celtic star Nakamura to retire at 44
Yokohama: Former Japan international and Celtic star Shunsuke Nakamura will retire from football at the end of the season, Yokohama FC announced on Tuesday, bringing the curtain down on his 26-year career.
The 44-year-old midfielder was a three-time Scottish champion and played with the Samurai Blue in two FIFA World Cups.