Iran Football Federation, KFZO Ready to Ink Trilateral MOU with Qatar

Kish Island, July 15, 2019- Iranian Football Federation and Kish Free Zone Organization on Sunday expressed readiness for signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Qatar on trilateral cooperation during 2020 FIFA Club World Cup.

According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization, the suggestion for signing the MOU was discussed by the president of the Iranian Football Federation Mehdi Taj and Managing Director of Kish Free Zone Organization Gholam Hossein Mozaffari.

 "Based on the MOU some of the participating teams in the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup will be able to travel to Kish to do their exercises", Taj said.

 "According to the MoU, Kish Island will be a camp for football teams to do their exercises," he added

Referring to hotels, good residential areas, natural attractions, good weather and sports facilities in Kish Island, he said it will be a valuable opportunity for developing sports tourism if the necessary infrastructures are finalized.

Earlier, Qatari Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani expressed readiness for taking advantage of Iran’s facilities in 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup will be the 17th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organized international club football tournament between the winners of the six continental confederations, as well as the host nation's league champions.

The tournament will be hosted by Qatar in December 2020.

PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO