Qatar is preparing to host the Asian Cup for the third time, as the country previously organized the 1988 and 2011 editions (Reuters)
The Organising Committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 has announced the donation of ticket revenues to the tournament matches to support relief campaigns for the Palestinian people.
The ticket proceeds will be allocated to provide various basic needs of food and medical items in cooperation with the concerned authorities.
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the continental championship, stressed the importance of solidarity with the Palestinian people and providing them with support and assistance.
He added that "in light of the current circumstances and the difficult conditions that the brotherly Palestinian people are going through, we have taken the decision to allocate revenues from ticket sales for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 to support relief efforts, in cooperation with the relevant partners."
He added that this initiative comes to emphasize the importance of the role played by football in the field of social responsibility and its effective contribution outside the green rectangle, and the belief in the power of football and its impact on societies, especially in times of crisis when assistance is most needed.
The Local Organising Committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 announced the allocation of ticket sales revenues for the upcoming Asian Championship to support relief efforts for the brotherly Palestinian people, who are going through a critical crisis that requires everyone to support and provide various types of necessary support#كأس_آسيا2023 pic.twitter.com/zcts2PfOMn
— AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 (@Qatar2023) November 20, 2023
Qatar is preparing to host the Asian Cup for the third time, having previously staged the 1988 and 2011 editions.
The tournament matches are played on 9 stadiums, where 24 teams compete distributed over 6 groups, and among these stadiums 7 hosted the 2022 World Cup matches, namely
- Khalifa International
- Ahmed Bin Ali
- Al Thumama
- Education City
In addition to two other stadiums, Jassim bin Hamad and Abdullah bin Khalifa.
It is noteworthy that the second batch of tickets for the Asian Cup was launched today at 4 pm Doha time.
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