Qatar Airways extended its congratulations to Liverpool FC, recently crowned World Club Champions following their 1-0 victory over Flamengo at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 final in Doha.
It was an exciting 90 minutes full of drama at the Khalifa International Stadium which was filled to capacity. The game went to extra-time before the deadlock was broken, with Liverpool netting the crucial goal to defeat the Brazilian club. Qatar Airways cabin crew were on hand with the medals and trophies during the ceremony.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Akbar Al Baker, happily congratulated the champions and also praised the CF Flamengo team and their passionate supporters for making the final match such a memorable occasion.
Over the last ten days we have enjoyed world-class football, packed stadiums and colourful, animated football supporters. As the national carrier of the State of Qatar, we were delighted to bring thousands of football fans from all over the world to watch the world’s best clubs. Qatar will be the stage once again for the FIFA Club World Cup in 2020 and we now also look forward with tremendous anticipation to 2022, when the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be hosted in our country.’
Qatar Airways holds an extensive global sports portfolio, sponsoring top-level sporting events and some of the biggest football clubs around the world including AS Roma, Boca Juniors and FC Bayern Munich. It currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport, to more than 160 destinations worldwide.
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