Asia Town Cricket Stadium hosted the FIFA World Cup Original Trophy as it continues its journey across Qatar.
07 May 2022, 12:00 AM
31 May 2022, 12:00 AM
Until 10 May, Qatar is hosting a series of send-off events for the Original Trophy before it embarks on the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola, which will return to Doha ahead of the opening match of Qatar 2022 at Al Bayt Stadium on 21 November.
With only 200 days to go until the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world, excitement for the tournament is reaching fever-pitch levels in Qatar and throughout the region.
Asia Town Cricket Stadium on Friday evening to see the FIFA World Cup Original Trophy as it continues its journey across Qatar. Earlier in the day, the trophy visited Dreama – a home for orphaned children – before being taken to Mohammed Bin Jassim House in Msheireb Downtown Doha.
A host of special guests and football personalities will be present at all the public events – meaning extra excitement for the many fans who are sure to turn out.
Fans will also be treated to a host of activities and have the chance to win tickets to the opening match of the tournament between Qatar and Ecuador.
Over the coming days, fans in Qatar will be able to catch a glimpse of the famous trophy as it visits tourist hotspots including Lusail Marina, Souq Waqif and Msheireb Downtown Doha. The trophy will also be taken to various businesses and organisations, including in the health and education sectors. A special send-off event for the trophy will be held at Katara on 10 May.