Doha, 17 September 2020 - The Board of Trustees of Qatar Football Association (QFA) Award presented the Football for All Award for the 2019-20 season to the Ministry of Public Health, for its great efforts and contribution towards resumption of football activity.
General Secretary of the Board of Trustees of QFA Award, Hassan Rabiah al-Kuwari, handed over the award to the ministry in the presence of Director of Health Protection and Control of Communicable Diseases at the Ministry of Public Health Dr Hamad Eid al-Rumaihi and Medical Director of the Communicable Diseases Center (CDC) at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Dr Muna al-Maslamani.
Al-Kuwari extended thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Public Health and all its cadres and medical teams for their tireless work and efforts to address the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the society. He also hailed all their efforts and work in returning football activity through the health protocol that was successfully adopted and implemented and led to the return of competitions and matches.
For his part, Dr al-Rumaihi thanked and appreciated the Board of Trustees of the Qatar Football Association Award for this initiative. He stressed the keenness of the Ministry and all medical and administrative staff to continue co-operation with all parts of society in order to achieve goals and aspirations, and praised the distinguished and constructive co-operation between the Ministry of Public Health, the Qatar Football Association and Qatar Stars League.
Football for All Award is given by the QFA Award Board of Trustees to organisations, groups or individuals making a significant contribution towards football in the local community. The winners of the 2019-20 season are: Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Interior, Aspetar Hospital and Qatar Red Crescent.