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Nepal, Qatar Sign Deal to Promote Football

Karma Tsering Sherpa and Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Tani signed a deal at Doha



Nepal, Qatar Sign Deal to Promote Football

Calling the attention of all football fans!

In a bid to promote football in Qatar & Nepal and strengthen bilateral ties between both nations, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and Qatar Football Association (QFA) signed an agreement.

ANFA President Karma Tsering Sherpa and QFA President Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Tani signed the deal on October 23, 2018 at Doha, Qatar.


“I am very pleased to be in Qatar for this agreement. I would like to thank H E Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani, President of the Qatar Football Association, the QFA Vice President and the Secretary General for this warm welcome,” Sherpa said.

According to ANFA, the deal covers:

  • Both Parties’ Support for Collaboration
  • Managerial Cooperation
  • Exchange Programs for Officials, Technical Experts, Coaches, Referees & Players

Following activities will be covered under exchange events:

  • General Management and Management
  • Marketing and Promotional Activity
  • Study and Research
  • Research on Football Matters
  • Sports Science Related to Football
  • Sports Medicine Related to Football
  • Technical and Conditioning Coaching
  • Game Development and Talented Player Development
  • Football Management and Technical Direction
  • Women’s Football
  • Youth Football
  • Futsal
  • Referees
  • Rules and Regulations

“The agreement will strengthen the cooperation in various fields related to football. We know the experience Qatar has in the field of developing the sport. Their training courses for players, officials, referees and coaches etc are hugely beneficial for the participants,” Sherpa added.

The ANFA President was in full praise of Qatar Football Association. He said there is no doubt why Qatar has become the leading sports center in Asia. Nepal is proud to be associated with a responsible body like QFA.

Qatar to Host 2022 FIFA World Cup
Qatar is already gearing up to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Sherpa found the preparations to be impressive. He visited the pavilion at the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.

“It was a very wonderful tour and I found answers to many of the questions I had before my visit. The remarkable progress made by Qatar’s towards hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup is truly stunning. Qatar clearly has huge potential to bring the world football fans together for the big event,” he said.

Adding further, Sherpa says, “We have seen the models of the stadiums that are under construction right now. The venues and facilities are top-notch.”

Let’s see what Qatar has in store for us all at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

October 25, 2018 |

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