Qatar Football AssociationNews
22.12.2016 9:42 in :

Juventus will take on AC Milan on Friday, 23 December in the highly anticipated Supercoppa TIM Doha 2016 at Al Sadd’s Jassim bin Hamad Stadium at 7:30pm.As part of the promotional campaign for the match, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) comprising of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the Qatar Football Association and the Qatar Stars League organised a trophy tour for the key partners of the competition.

The trophy tour’s journey involved making stops at the headquarters of Anti-Doping Lab Qatar (ADLQ), Official Partner, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co. the exclusive agent for Nissan, Infiniti & Renault, Official Transport Partner, and Pepsi, Partner.

Employees were given a once in a lifetime opportunity to take memorabe pictures with the iconic trophy and express their passion for the game of football.

Nasser Al Khater, CEO of the Local Organising Committee said: “The Trophy Tour is a great opportunity for our key partners to experience the excitement of the Supercoppa TIM Doha 2016. We are eager to witness the excitement that the competition will bring this Friday and we hope that everyone who will attend the match will have a memorable experience.”

He added: “We thank our partners for their ongoing support and efforts in contributing towards the organisation of the competition. The match on Friday promises to be an exciting one, and without the help of our sponsors this game would not have been possible.”

Official Partner, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), selected the iconic Museum of Islamic Artlocated on the Doha corniche for its part of the trophy tour.

Rashed Al Qurese, Chief Marketing and Promotion Officer at Qatar Tourism Authority said: “The return of Supercoppa Italiana- one of European football’s most important games of the year – to Qatar is testament to the country’s growing strength as a destination for global sporting events. We are pleased to join hands with our partners at QFA to build on this strength to attract international sports tourists to visit Qatar. This historic match, together with the attractive travel, ticket and accommodation packages provided for international fans of both teams, promise an unforgettable experience for Qatar’s visitors this week.”

Hisham Saleh Al Mana, Chairman and Managing Director of Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Group of Companies said: “Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co. the exclusive agent for Nissan, Infiniti & Renault in Qatar is the official transportation partner of the Supercoppa TIM Doha 2016 and it’s a huge honor to be associated and to be part of the success of this event right here in Doha, involving two of the most prominent football teams in the world. Nissan will be the official transporter for the teams during their stay in Qatar. I would like to thank the organizing committee for their efforts to make this event a great success.”

Dr. Mohammed Alsayrafi, GM of ADLQ commented: “We are very pleased to cooperate with different sport entities in Qatar in promoting clean sport that is free of doping in Qatar and the world. And that expresses ADLQ Moto (Be Pure, Stay Pure). It is very encouraging to see the enthusiasm and collaboration of the different organizations like : the Supreme Committee for Delivery and legacy, QSL and QFA among others to join this noble cause which targets the public in general and the youth in particular.”

Marc Karam, General Manager of Ali Bin Ali Beverages and Pepsi commented: “Ali Bin Ali Beverages and Pepsi are delighted to be part of another very high profile sporting event in Qatar. We have a rich and exciting history of supporting world class events in Qatar. Pepsi’s long standing association with football in the region at large and in Qatar in particular, makes the Supercoppa a fantastic opportunity for us to strengthen our strategic commitment to football. Friday’s match will undoubtedly be very entertaining judging by the current performance of the two teams and the world class players on the pitch. As a sport fan I feel so privileged and fortunate to be in Qatar to enjoy the best the sports-world has to offer.”Ali Bin Ali Beverages and Pepsi commented.”

The Supercoppa TIM Doha 2016 will be the 29th edition of this prestigious football competition, which will be played at the Al Sadd Stadium for the second time ever in Qatar. The 27th edition was played in Doha for the first time in 2014.