Expected Arab confrontations.. Qatar promises to host the AFC U-23 Cup | sports


After about two months of the great sporting and tourism success achieved by Qatar in hosting the 2023 Asian Nations Cup, and winning its title for the second session in a row, the AFC U-23 Cup will begin today, Monday, in Qatar and will continue until the third of next May.

The tournament, in which 16 Asian teams compete, is of special importance as it is the gateway to qualifying to participate in the Paris Olympics next summer, where the teams in the first three places qualify directly to the Olympics, while the team that ranks fourth will play a playoff match against the Guinea team that ranks fourth in the finals. Africa U23.

Jassim Abdul Aziz Al Jassim, CEO of the Organizing Committee for the U-23 Asian Cup, stressed Qatar’s readiness and readiness to host another successful one that will be added to the country’s record of achievements in organizing major sporting events.

Schedule of Asian Cup U-23 matches

He said, “In Qatar, we have all the ingredients that guarantee an exceptional success for the next continental event, thanks to the modern infrastructure and transportation network, and advanced facilities, including stadiums and training fields that were built and equipped according to the highest international standards, which constitute an extension of the sustainable legacy of the Qatar World Cup 2022, as well as extensive experience.” In the sports industry and hosting sporting events, with an elite group of Qatari and non-Qatari talents.”

Regarding the facilities and arrangements provided by the committee to the 16 Asian teams participating in the tournament, the CEO of the Organizing Committee stressed the keenness of the State of Qatar and the Organizing Committee to provide the best facilities, facilities and high-level services to the participating teams, in addition to the country’s advanced infrastructure and a modern network of highways. And an integrated transportation system, which makes it easier for fans to move between stadiums to support their teams.

Al-Jassem pointed out the organizing committee’s keenness to ensure a smooth experience for fans, starting with purchasing tickets that were put up for sale through the official “Haya” application, with prices starting from 15 Qatari riyals for matches in the group stage. Fans coming from outside Qatar can also purchase tickets through the same platform. Specialized tickets are also available for people with disabilities, providing them with great facilities in order to enjoy watching the matches like other fans.

At the same time, the organizing committee has prepared a program of cultural events that includes a wide range of activities that will await fans in the vicinity of the stadiums hosting the competitions, throughout the tournament. These events include folklore pieces from communities residing in Qatar.

Al-Jassim believes that the AFC U-23 Cup is another stop that contributes to enhancing the tourism scene in the State of Qatar, as it attracts crowds of fans from within Qatar, the region and the world to support their teams and get to know closely the most prominent tourist attractions in the country, which include modern destinations, modern markets and heritage attractions along with… Traditional markets, in addition to beach destinations and hotels that include all the facilities and amenities.

Finally, Al-Jassem says that there is a good demand for purchasing tickets to watch the matches from inside and outside Qatar, as the tournament is expected to witness the brilliance of a number of rising stars, with the presence of mass confrontations that the Arab public in particular is awaiting, such as the awaited confrontation between the Qatari and Jordanian national teams, which were able to arrive. To the Asian Cup final, the Asian Under-23 event also witnesses another exciting encounter with the match that brings together two teams that previously won the tournament cup in the match between Saudi Arabia and Iraq.

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