AFC Asian Cup Qatar2023: LOC Chairman Affirms Qatar's Commitment to Organizing Unique Tournament

2024-01-20 | Since 1 Month

HE Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani

Doha, 20 January 2024- HE Minister of Sport and Youth and Chairman of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani, conveyed his profound satisfaction at the overwhelming influx of thousands of athletes and fervent fans hailing from diverse corners of the continent.

During a recent visit to the residences of participating teams, including Vietnam, Syria, South Korea, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, and Lebanon, His Excellency underscored the State of Qatar's unwavering commitment to orchestrating a truly exceptional 18th edition of the tournament.

HE Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani emphasized Qatar's track record of exemplary organization in hosting major sporting events, assuring that the State of Qatar is dedicated to providing participating teams and fans alike with an unparalleled and memorable experience. Recognizing the tournament as a distinguished sporting spectacle, he highlighted Qatar's standing as a global sports hub, attributing it to the nation's cutting-edge sports infrastructure and extensive expertise in hosting major events, ensuring optimal performance from players and a culturally enriching experience for fans.

In remarks, HE the Minister of Sports and Youth emphasized that the tournament not only signifies Qatar's leadership in the realm of global sports but also serves as a significant platform for fostering international cooperation and nurturing diplomatic dialogue between nations. Football, he remarked, has the unique ability to unite people worldwide, offering a dynamic stage for cultural exchange and enhancing the language of dialogue and mutual understanding.

As the tournament unfolds until February 10, His Excellency is slated to engage with the remaining participating teams, further solidifying Qatar's commitment to fostering camaraderie and elevating the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 to unprecedented heights.


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