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President of the Argentine Football Association Praises Qatar University for Playing Host | Qatar University

President of the Argentine Football Association Praises Qatar University for Playing Host


President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), Claudio Tapia, conducts a press conference in the Government House of San Juan, in which he is asked a number of questions by reporters.

It is worth noting that the Argentinian team selected the Qatar University campus to be their choice of residence during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which ended last month.

AFA President, Claudio Tapia is asked at what point he was sure that the team was going to be the world champion. He responds, “Since the first day, since the first day. Since we went to Qatar, to Qatar University who treated us very well, extremely well. We felt we were going to be world champions.”

Motivating their decision to stay at Qatar University, is that the University hosts three outdoor sports complexes, in addition to an indoor facility for women. These facilities host various sports, including football, volleyball, handball, basketball, tennis, swimming, diving, water polo, squash, and others.

Among the most prominent of these facilities is Qatar University Stadium, which is one of the university’s main facilities, and was built in accordance with international and Olympic specifications and includes a football field, running track, and athletics tracks. It can accommodate up to 10,000 spectators and includes rooms and facilities necessary to host big matches.

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