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Why will Qatar participate in the CONCACAF Gold Cup?

06/24/2023 at 20:44

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The Asian team has signed a collaboration agreement with Concacaf to promote soccer in the American region

This will be the second time in a row that Qatar has entered the competition, having placed fourth in the 2021 edition.

many years ago Qatar He saw in sport the way to improve his image and project himself internationally. An aspiration that reached its climax in 2022 with the World Cup dispute and which recently landed in the United States, with the entry of Qatari money into the Washington Wizards.

This ploy was also reflected in national football. Despite his small role in World Cup 2022, Qatar aspires to become a football powerhouse in the region, and that also requires improving its performance in international leagues.

For this reason, the Asian country has entered into a collaboration agreement with the concacaf promote soccer in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. This pact will allow him to play the next edition of Gold cupwhich will take place from June 24 to July 16 in the United States and Canada.

Thanks to this agreement, in fact, Qatar has already participated in the 2021 Gold Cup, where it was the big surprise by finishing in fourth place, and will repeat itself in 2023. The Asian team is included in group B together with Mexico, Haiti AND Honduras.