Doha, Qatar: The Aspire Embassies Futsal Tournament 2018 will conclude its activities on Friday, 11th May, after teams representing Jordan and Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) have successfully booked their seats for this week’s final match, due to be held at 8 pm at the Ladies Sports Hall in Aspire Zone.
Qatar’s MOFA team beat Aspire Zone 11-6 at the quarterfinals last week before gettting the better of Sudan 6-4 in the semifinals. Meanwhile, their opponents, Jordan, advanced after overcoming a tough match against Kenya in the quarterfinals which ended in a score of 9-8, and beating Syria’s team in the semifinals 6-0.
The third place playoff game, between the two losing semifinalists, will be played at 6:30 pm.
The tournament is in line with AZF’s efforts to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages. Football fans are welcome to attend the tournament and cheer on their favourite teams.
This year, the tournament featured 16 teams representing: Algeria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, France, India, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Syria and the United Kingdom, as well as a team from MOFA representing Qatar and Aspire Zone team.