Prizes galore for fans in Emir Cup final
DOHA: Qatar Football Association (QFA) on Tuesday announced scores of
prizes have been lined up for fans who turn up to watch the Emir Cup
final on May 20.
The prizes which will be offered through a raffle draw are a part of
the biggest date on the Qatari football calendar.
Giving details of the preparations managed by the organizing
committee, QFA Secretary General Mansoor Al Ansari said on Tuesday:
“Yes, there’s going to be a lot of prizes on offer for those who
attend the final. This is the biggest football tournament in Qatar and
we expect a house full.”
He added: “The Emir Cup final will start at 7:00pm at Jassim Bin Hamad
Stadium. A total of 10 Toyota vehicles besides Iphones and Fifty One
East coupons could be won by those who attend the final.”
Al Ansari said: “Our preparations are complete. Everything related to
the event is in place. We expect a full house for the final between Al
Sadd and Lekhwiya.”
Captain Mubarak Bilal Ali, representing Ministry of Interior, was also
present at the media briefing.
Al Ansari said those wanting to purchase tickets can do so by visiting
shopping malls around Doha and the ticket counters on the day of the
final at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium.
Al Ansari said QFA will be hosting regional football chiefs and
secretaries general for key meetings the next day. He said the
regional football family is expected to attend the final.
The QFA Secretary General said gates will be thrown open to the public
two hours prior to the kick-off time.
Captain Ali urged the fans to reach the match venue at least two hours
in advance to avoid traffic congestion. He advised the fans to obey
traffic rules and follow road signs to seek their free parking spots.