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Qatar to host African Super Cup until 2022

Doha, Qatar: Qatar Football Association signed an agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) according to which Doha will host the African Super Cup for the next three years.

The agreement was signed by HE the President of Qatar Football Association (QFA) Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani and CAF President Ahmed Ahmed.

The 2020 edition of African Super Cup will be held on February 14.

At the beginning of this year, Qatar hosted the African Super Cup for the first time when Moroccan champions Raja Casablanca beat Tunisia's Esperance 2-1.

African Champions League winners Esperance, who finished fifth in the FIFA Club World Cup in Doha,  will now return to the Qatar capital to face Egypt’s Zamalek.

After the signing of the agreement, the General Secretary of Qatar Football Association (QFA) Mansour Al Ansari, said: “After the last edition of the African Super Cup was held in Doha, we agreed with the African Union to host the three versions, starting from 2020.”

He stressed that “Qatar’s good relationship with the continental union encouraged us to sign the agreement.”

Meanwhile, Qatar Football Association (QFA) and its Algerian counterpart signed this evening a co-operation agreement between the two sides that will continue for the next five years.

The co-operation is to cover many aspects related to football and how to enhance its role between the two sides in a way that serves the game and ways to improve it in each of the two brotherly countries.


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