Qatari and Palestinian football associations sign cooperation agreement
President of QFA HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani signed the agreement with his Palestinian counterpart Jibril Rajoub.
The agreement comes in the context of enhancing relations between the two associations.
The two associations aim to exchange expertise in developing the sport in the two countries through holding tournaments and hosting Palestinian football professionals for specialized courses. The two sides agreed that enhancing cooperation in more fields will be beneficial to both sides in the future.
Rajoub said that signing the agreement reflects Qatar's commitment towards developing sports in Palestine.
He praised the Qatari football model and said Palestinian athletes will benefit greatly from Qatar's experience in the field.
He stressed that the Palestinian people are fully behind Qatar's hosting of 2022, expressing the pride at having an Arab country host the prestigious tournament for the first time in history.
He also praised Qatar for hosting the Palestinian national team's training camps.