QFA holds a press conference regarding the final arrangements for the Amir Cup

QFA holds a press conference regarding the final arrangements for the Amir Cup By Iman Abdalla - March 17, 2022

Left to Right: Ali Al Salat (Spokesman of the Marketing and Communications Department), Faisal Al Muftah (Director of Transport Operations), Shaikh Ahmad Al Thani (Director of Khalifa Stadium), Captain Nayef Ghanem Al Kubaisi (Commander of the Security Operations).

During a press conference on Tuesday, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced the plans for the Amir Cup final 2022 between Al Gharafa and Al Duhail.

QFA spokesman Ali Al Salat congratulated the two finalists Al Gharafa and Al Duhail and announced plans for the final event.

Al Salat, stated that the tickets will be available on club websites from four pm to 10 pm, and the prices will be 50 riyals and 10 riyals. Fans can also get more information via QFA's media channels.

According to the QFA's Arbitration Department, the officials for the final have been named.

Match Referees 

The final of the 50th edition of HH Amir Cup final, is to be held on Friday (March 18th) at 7:00 PM, and will be supervised on the field by referee Abdulhadi Al Ruwaili.

The referees for the match were named in the following order: 

Here are the referees for the match: Arena Referee: Abdulhadi Al Ruwaili; First Assistant: Khaled Ayed; Second Assistant: Faisal Eid; Fourth Referee: Meshary Al Shamry; VAR Referee: Salman Falahi; A VAR Referee: Youssef Al Sharshani; AA VAR Referee: Saud Ahmed.

Due to the high demand for this prestigious event, the organizers have urged the fans to arrive early at the venue - the Khailfa International Stadium.

In a statement, Sheikh Ahmed Al Thani, director of Khalifa Stadium said: There is no doubt that the safety and security of the fans is one of our top priorities, so the necessary arrangements have been made in coordination with the competent authorities to facilitate procedures for the fans. The stadium doors will be open from four in the afternoon, and the match will start at 7 pm, and as usual, fans should arrive early.”

The commander of the security operations, Captain Nayef Ghanem Al Kubaisi, stated: “Our tasks include securing and facilitating access to the stadium and the area surrounding the Khalifa International Stadium before and after the final for the public in the best possible way. We also have to provide the necessary instructions in the area to ensure the smooth use of the roads leading to the stadium and to ensure the comfort of the fans.”

As for Transport Operations Director Faisal Al Muftah, he said that” Preparations for the Amir Cup final have been made with great interest in preparation for the final match on the 18th of this month, where there will be more than one way to reach Khalifa Stadium through public transportation and the metro at a rate of every two and a half minutes. 

Al Muftah also mentioned that the Parking spaces will be available with a capacity of 11,000 cars.

By Iman Abdalla - March 17, 2022

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