Emir Cup trophy tour: More schools welcome QFA delegation
DOHA: After a successful campaign of visiting a number of educational
institutions and government organisations over the course of the last two
weeks, the Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) special delegation
stopped by more schools to extend their Emir Cup trophy tour.
On the their recent visits, the QFA delegation were welcome by
students of the Lebanese School – Qatar, the Cairo Private School and
the Al Yarmouk Independent Preparatory School for Boys – Doha.
** Outstanding reception at the Lebanese School – Qatar
The QFA team was welcomed by Dr. Wajih Asaad, Director General
of the School, Ms. Nancy Haddad, Director of the preparatory and
secondary levels, and PE teacher Samir Ghazwini.
The students engaged in conversation with the QFA delegation on the
strengths of the four teams competing in the semifinals. The students
also spent little time in having their pictures snapped at the
gathering with the Emir Cup trophy.
** Cairo Private School fetes QFA team
Mr. Salah Ramez, Principal of the School, welcomed the QFA delegation
on the Emir Cup trophy tour. Mr. Alaa Sedqi, Deputy Director for
Academic Affairs, and Professor Mohammed Kamal, Coordinator of
Physical Education, were also present.
The school students asked QFA officials about the history of the
tournament that was first held in 1972. The Emir Cup, they were told,
is the country’s top football event.
** Trophy tour at Al Yarmouk Independent Preparatory School for Boys – Doha
Al Yarmouk Independent Preparatory School for Boys – Doha, was also
one of the stops for the QFA team. A special festival at the school
premises saw students and teachers taking turns for individual or
The event was organized and coordinated by the Department of Physical
Education at the school under the supervision of national coach Abdullah
International referee Khamis Al-Kuwari and Mohamed Timur were also present.
The festival was attended by a large gathering of Qatari football
players and coaches and members of the media. The players who were
present at the gathering included Yusuf Adam, Abdel Aziz Hassan, Asim
Madbo, Khalid Radwan, Sheikh Hassan, Mosaad Al-Hamad, Abdullah
Al-Kuwari and Ali Saeed Al Mohannadi.
The list of referees included Sultan Al-Sufayani, Faisal Abdullah,
Abdullah Al-Nuba and Hatem Al-Buji. Mohammed Saadoun Al-Kuwari, the
beIN presenter, was also present.
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