FA signs a MoU with the Qatar Football Association
By Shantanu Srivastav | February 15, 2018
Football Association (FA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Qatar Football Association ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
As part of the deal, the two countries will share ideas about soccer development, grassroots soccer, youth development, women’s soccer, player performance and management and administration.
FA chairman Greg Clarke said: “The FA is pleased to commit to this knowledge-sharing partnership with the Qatar Football Association,” said Clarke. “We have a long history of collaboration with various national associations to share knowledge and experience to support the development of football.
“For Qatar, developing the game across the country is a key objective as they approach the hosting of the Fifa World Cup in 2022.”
Ajay Sharma, the British ambassador to Qatar, added: “I am delighted that the English Football Association has signed MoUs with the Qatar Football Association and the Supreme Committee for delivery and legacy during the visit to Doha of the FA chairman, Greg Clarke.
“This will mark the beginning of even deeper cooperation between our two countries, and underlines the UK’s support for Qatar in delivering a successful World Cup 2022.”