Qatar Football AssociationNews
23.04.2016 15:03 in :

DOHA: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin
Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani received FIFA Presidnet Gianni Infantino in
his office, details revealed.

The two officials discussed matters relating to football in Qatar and
the region besides exchanging notes on the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be
held in Qatar.

The visit to QFA President’s office was the last stop of Infantino’s
two-day trip to Qatar during which the FIFA boss met with top
officials and undertook visits to football venues.

QFA President congratulated Infantino on assuming the office as FIFA
President at the end of February this year.

Sheikh Hamad welcomed the decisions of Infantino to take football to
all corners of the globe, saying Qatar backed the development of the
game in all continents of the world.

Infantino praised the commitment shown by Qatar in terms of upgrading
existing sports venues and developing new stadiums ahead of the 2022
FIFA World Cup.

It was announced that FIFA and QFA will continue to work together to
develop the game of football even beyond 2022.

Infantino praised the role played by QFA to develop the sport in the
country and the region.

On Thursday, the FIFA President visited the construction site of the
Khalifa International Stadium and the accommodation facilities at
Labour City.

Giving his thoughts on his visit President Infantino said: “It was
very important for me to personally get an impression of the
preparations from a different perspective. It was very interesting.”