Doha, 4 April 2023 - The Qatar Stars League (QSL) announced arrangements and preparations for the final of Qatar Cup 2023, to be played between Al Sadd and Al Duhail, on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium of Al Sadd club (kick-off 22:00).
They were announced at a Press conference held on Monday, April 3, 2023, at the Al Sadd Club, in the presence of Mr. Hassan Rabiah Al Kuwari, Executive Director of Sales, Marketing and Communication at the QSL, Mr. Ahmed Abdullah Al Sayed, Head of Football Operations at the QSL, and Mr. Abdullah Masoud Al Khater from the Stadium Security Section of Establishments and Authorities Security Department at the Ministry of Interior, and a number of media representatives.
Mr. Al Kuwari said, “At the outset, I would like to welcome all attendees, and congratulate you all during the Holy Month and wish you all its goodness and blessings.
“I also congratulate the two teams, Al Sadd and Al Duhail, on their qualification for the final of eighth edition of Qatar Cup, to which the QSL attaches great importance to. Preparations and arrangements are taking place in full swing, in co-operation and co-ordination with all stakeholders and partners, so that the final comes out in the best way befitting the prestigious tournament.”
With regard to match tickets, he confirmed that the tickets were released 10 days ago and they were only available through the official website (tickets.qsl.qa) and official mobile application for smartphones, indicating that approximately 65 per cent of the tickets had been sold out so far in addition to the tickets allotted to Al Sadd and Al Duhail clubs.
Mr. Al Kuwari continued, “A fan zone will be set up on the sidelines of the match and its doors will open from 20:00, two hours prior to kick-off. It will feature activities and entertainment shows for children, families and all age groups.”
He revealed that many valuable prizes, in addition to two cars, could be won through draws during the match.
“I invite all fans to come early to enjoy the accompanying events and avoid traffic congestion,” he said.
Last but not the least, Mr. Al Kuwari expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to all sponsors, partners and supporters of this prestigious tournament.
On his part, Mr. Al Sayed said, “We congratulate the two teams for their presence in the Qatar Cup 2023 final and we affirm that our preparations are continuing well, so the match will come out in a distinguished way, in co-ordination with the two finalists – Al Sadd and Al Duhail – and all parties concerned.
He added that the Technical Meeting of the final would be held on Tuesday, April 4, in the presence of representatives of both teams, and there would also be a Co-ordination Meeting.
Mr. Al Khater said, “The arrangements are going on well in co-ordination and co-operation with QSL officials and an integrated security plan has been developed for match day operations.
“We urge fans to be present at the stadium early to avoid traffic congestion as well as to adhere to the instructions of organizers and security personnel.”