Doha, 14 November 2022 - With only days to go until the big kick-off, the FIFA World Cup trophy has arrived in Qatar ahead of a special event at Aspire Park on Tuesday, November 15.
The famous prize has undertaken a global tour in recent months, visiting every country which has qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. In total, the trophy visited 51 countries and territories in the lead-up to this year’s tournament, which will be held in eight state-of-the-art stadiums from 20 November to 18 December.
On Tuesday, people in Qatar will be able to catch a glimpse of the trophy at Aspire Park. The event will be held from 4-10 PM and presented by local comedian Hamad Al Amari. It will feature a host of activities for all the family.
In the days leading up to the tournament, the trophy will visit a host of businesses, organisations and charities as fans gear up for the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world.
“We are delighted to welcome the FIFA World Cup trophy back to Qatar after its successful global tour. This week’s event is a final opportunity for fans to engage with the most famous trophy in sport as we gear up for a landmark edition of international football’s showpiece event,” said Khalid Ali Al Mawlawi, Deputy Director General, Marketing, Communications & Event Experience, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy.