21 Apr 2018 – 9:21
DOHA: Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) hosted members of the Qatar Stars League previous week when they visited Hamad bin Khalifa Medical City with the Qatar Cup.
Previously called the Heir Apparent Cup, the Qatar Cup is one of the major sporting highlights of the Qatari football calendar, showcasing the top four teams in the league.
The delegation from the Qatar Stars League visited the new Medical City hospitals – the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI), the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC), and the Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) – on April 16 and took the opportunity to tour the new facilities while also meeting with staff, patients, and visitors.
The event was arranged by the Corporate Communications Department’s public relations team and aimed to provide staff, patients, and visitors with the opportunity to learn about the Qatar Cup and the tournament while also having an opportunity to meet with some of the team’s players, take pictures, and see the trophy up close.
The trophy features a distinctive design and was manufactured locally.
Members of the delegation expressed their appreciation to HMC for organising the event, commenting they were grateful for the opportunity to talk about their sport and promote the upcoming semi-final matches.
The tour was part of a roadshow being organised by the Qatar Stars League to promote the upcoming tournament. It included players from the Al Duhail, Al Sadd, Al Rayyan, Al Gharafa teams. The winner of the Qatar Cup will be announced after the final match on April 27.