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Ooredoo signs up as regional supporter of FIFA World Cup 2022

The deal also includes the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup in Qatar, which kicks off later this month on November 21.

Telecommunication firm Ooredoo has announced it will support the 2022 World Cup in the Middle East and Africa under a new partnership with FIFA. 

Ooredoo’s selection to support these major leading events strengthens the company’s long-standing commitment to FIFA. Ooredoo was also a National Supporter of the 2019 and 2020 editions of the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar.

Nick Brown, FIFA’s Director of Commercial Revenue, said: “We are delighted that Ooredoo has returned, this time as a regional supporter, for these two amazing tournaments in Qatar. With Ooredoo by our side, we are looking forward to hosting memorable events that will connect followers of the beautiful game in Qatar and across the globe.”

Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani, the Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo, said: “We are beyond proud to be working with FIFA again, this time as a key supporter of the biggest sporting event in the world and of the biggest football event in the region. All eyes will be on Qatar over the next couple of months and in 2022 as our country is propelled onto the global sporting stage. This is an opportunity for Ooredoo to cement our leadership in innovation and telecommunications, promote our country as a major sporting hub, and celebrate football, the most popular sport in the world. We are honoured to be supporting our country in providing an unrivalled fan experience for all, and we look forward with great excitement to some incredible football.”

The FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 will feature 16 of the region’s top national teams from 30 November to 18 December 2021 and will serve as a dress rehearsal for next year’s FIFA World Cup, which will take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022.