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Corporate | March 13, 2022

Ooredoo CEO Meets with QFA President

Emphasis on Continuing Support for Football in Qatar, including the Amir Cup Final

Doha, Qatar

Ooredoo, a key sports sponsor in Qatar and beyond, has met with the Qatar Football Association (QFA) at its headquarters in Doha to promote the upcoming Amir Cup final.

The QFA hosted Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Thani – Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Qatar – where he shook hands and discussed sports sponsorship with QFA President H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Thani.

The two business leaders exchanged commemorative plaques, signifying the deep friendship between both organisations.

Ooredoo has been announced as the official telecommunications partner of the 50th edition of the Amir Cup Final.

The Amir Cup is one of the biggest football tournaments in the country, played in every season by Qatari first and second division teams, with 16 sides participating in the tournament this year. The cup final match is scheduled to take place at the Khalifa International Stadium on 18 March 2022.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Thani – Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Qatar – said: “In a big year for football in our region, it is great to be working with the Qatar Football Association, making the relationship between our two organisations even stronger. It indicates the vitality of Ooredoo as a local and regional sports sponsor, not least for the pending Amir Cup final which we are proud to support as an increasingly exciting fixture in Qatar’s sporting calendar.”

“Commitment to sport through sponsorship also promotes a healthy lifestyle, in line with our corporate social responsibility” he added.

H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Thani, President of Qatar Football Association, said: “There is no doubt that the partnership between Ooredoo and the Amir Cup is a long-standing, mutually beneficial partnership. Especially with the services, Ooredoo provides

during this event, which will add value to the final match from a commercial, marketing and media perspective”.

“We thank Ooredoo for their support in The Amir Cup final match. We are delighted to be continuing this partnership, which creates an excellent platform to connect with people across various segments who are passionate about the Amir Cup and football in general.”