QFA president meets Nordic Football 
Association delegation to strengthen ties

Tribune News Network
Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al Thani received a Nordic Football Association delegation in Doha on Monday.
Attending the meeting were Nordic Football Association President Terje Svendsen, also head of the Norway soccer, Danish Football Association President Jesper Moller, Swedish Football Association Vice-President Jorgen Eriksson, Swedish Football Association General Secretary Hakan Sjostrand, Football Association of Finland President Ari Lahti and Faroe Islands Football Association Vice-President Roin O. J. Schroter.
QFA General Secretary Mansour al Ansari, Executive Director of the QFA President Office Ali Dawood and QFA Executive Director of Strategy and Institutional Development Mushtaq al Waeli also attended the meeting.
The Nordic Football Association officials are in Doha as a number of Scandinavian national teams like Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Estonia are holding their winter training camps in Qatar.
The four national teams are also set to play friendly matches during their visit to Qatar on January 8, 11 and 15. The friendly matches will be held at the Al Sadd Stadium and Khalifa International Stadium.
During the meeting, the officials discussed the bilateral relations concerning football in Qatar and Scandinavia and ways of improving them. They also discussed points of mutual interest and the importance of developing them in the future, while continuing to strengthen the cooperation between these associations.
The Nordic Football Association’s delegation will also be given an exclusive tour of Al Bidda Tower’s ‘Legacy Pavilion’ – which brings to life the plans for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The delegation is planning a visit at the Education City Stadium to witness its’ latest developments.