Doha, Qatar: Qatar Football Association on Friday signed four cooperation agreements with the football associations of Kosovo, Burundi, Gabon and South Sudan.
The agreements focused on many aspects related to football, and other related fields in the service of football and ways to improve it in all these friendly countries.
They were signed on behalf of the QFA by Vice-President of QFA Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mohannadi and on behalf of the four association by President of the Kosovo Football Association Agim Ademi, President of the Burundian Football Association Reverien NDIKURIYO, President of the Gabon Football Association Pierre-Alain Mounguengui, and President of the South Sudan Football Association Francis Amin, in the presence of Secretary General of the QFA Mansour Al Ansari.
The signing of these four agreements comes as an important step after the agreements signed by the Qatar Football Association during the past period, which are considered part of its strategy to develop football and enhance its relationship with counterparts from all other federations.
The QFA aims, through signing these agreements, to invest the distinguished friendship and bilateral relations between the State of Qatar and the four countries in advancing football and including more fields that will have many fruitful results at all levels, while enhancing the continued success of football in Qatar, Kosovo, Burundi, Gabon and South Sudan.
The delegations of the four association visited the pavilion of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy before signing the agreements, where they were briefed on Qatar's latest preparations and the impressive progress towards hosting Qatar for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. They also toured the Aspire Academy, where they were briefed on its latest services in developing young people in various sports disciplines.
On this occasion, the heads of the four associations thanked HE President of the Qatar Football Association Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani for the warm reception, and thanked Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mohannadi for the great interest in promoting mutual cooperation between the parties, while praising the State of Qatar and its influential role in the sporting level, and expressing their happiness at cooperating with a leading Association in the region and in the Asian continent.