In a press conference held at the headquarters of the Federation in Dubai, the Football Association and Al-Jazeera and Al Wasel Club signed an agreement on the participation of the two clubs in the Mohammed VI Cup for Arab Clubs. The event was attended by the Secretary-General of the Football Federation Mohammed bin Hazzam Al-Dhahiri, Facebook Facebook logo Mohammed Tissal Cup.
Mohammed Bin Hazzam stressed the great support of the UAE and its keenness to make the championship a success. He pointed to the great success achieved by the previous version, which was named after the Zayed Cup for Arab Clubs. He stressed their keenness to maintain the strength of the championship after success. The tournament awards - which have been shown since the last version - will remain as they are without any change of $ 6 million for the hero, $ 2.5 million for the second place, and $ 500,000 for each of the third and fourth place, as well as About giving each team a share and getting out of a role
The $ 32 thousand and $ 25,000 each and each participating team $ 25,000 each in the tournament, which will be launched on September 20 and 21, pointing out that he is proud to sign the agreement to participate in the tournament with two big clubs such as Al Jazeera and Al Wasl, wishing them success in the championship , Stressing his keenness to open the seats for the participation of the largest number of clubs in the tournament after receiving many requests.
"The last tournament was a great success, and we congratulate the Arab League for the new version of the tournament. We declare the support of the UAE and the football federation, headed by Marwan bin Ghalita, for the championship from all sides."
Ben Hazzam, president of the former Arab Union Turki Al-Sheikh, thanked him for his time as president of the federation and the great successes achieved during his tenure in a short period of time, foremost of which was the Zayed Cup for Arab Clubs.
The 27-member Arab League has set a date for the draw
The draw will be held in October and November, while the draw for the quarter-finals will be held in December. The final will be held on 16 and 17. And 18 April 2020 in Morocco.
Talal Al-Sheikh, Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab Football Federation, said that the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Hazza bin Zayed in Al Ain, between the Saudi Hilal team and the Tunisian Sahelian star, was behind the great success achieved by the last version ».
In response to a question about the challenges awaiting the new edition of the tournament, Talal Al-Sheikh said that, during the last edition, there had been great challenges in overcoming the other continental championships, but it was a great success that many did not expect. The great support of the UAE, as well as the efforts of the staff of the General Secretariat of the Arab Football Federation, noting that there will be a challenge with themselves during the new version to achieve greater success, expected to reach the number of clubs participating to 38, after signing so far 32 clubs to participate in Tournament.
"The tournament awards will remain unchanged, to be the most expensive in the Asian and African regions," added Talal Al Shaikh.
"If there was any fear about the future of the tournament, we would not be here in the UAE. The executive office of the Arab Football Federation (AFF) recently held a meeting in which Fatah was announced," he said. The door to run for the presidency of the Union, and will not accept in the presidency of the Union only in a strong name for his leadership ».
Talal Al-Sheikh said that the Arab Union works as an institution and not individuals, considering that Turki Al-Sheikh revolutionized the Union and the championship, after his style of work was institutionalized, to change the skin of the Arab Union, not to achieve personal goals.
"They will have a tour to include the signing of 30 clubs to participate, and there will be qualifiers in August to raise two teams to the role of the 32».
"The video governance technique will be applied in the tournament, starting from the quarter-finals."
For his part, Al Jazira Executive Director Ayed Mabkhout expressed their great pleasure in participating in this tournament, pointing out that the club seeks to equip the team in order to participate in the next edition, and to provide a better level and results than previous participation and work on the honorable representation of the UAE.
Al Wasl team member Ashraf Humaid Yousif stressed that the participation of Al Wasl in the Arab Championships for the second time in a row, Wissam on their chest, considering that the past participation is one of the most beautiful participations for them, He reached the quarter-finals of the tournament.
Hamid Yousif pointed out their keenness to provide a better level during the new edition and to honor the UAE football in this major event.
«The last tournament has achieved great success, and we congratulate the Arab Union new version».
Million for the hero, 2.5 for the runner, and 500 thousand for the third and fourth.
Talal Sheikh: «Zayed Cup prizes will continue in the copy Mohammed VI».