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The Asian Cup Superior Organizing Committee in 2018 and the Football Federation held a coordination meeting to support our national team and promote the Asian Cup, which will take place from January 5 to February 1, 2019, with the participation of 24 teams through the Audiovisual Media, Social Development.
The meeting was chaired by Mr. Arif Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Asian Cup Director, Issa Hilal, Secretary General of the Sharjah Sports Council, Sharjah Group Chief Executive, Mohammed Abdullah Bin Hazzam Al Dhahiri, Secretary General of the Football Federation, Mohammed Al Badaa, chairman of the media committee and a number of members of the local Asian Cup Committee, members of the board of the football federation, representatives of the media in the UAE and supporting societies.
At the beginning of the meeting Mohammed bin Hazzam welcomed the participants and thanked the local organizing committee for the championship. "Less than 50 days after the start of the tournament, we had previous meetings and recommendations, and we are one to make this tournament a success and support our national team."
"A team was created and we turned to clubs to appoint candidates from their constituencies to join 31 clubs in the country, and our role is to facilitate the participation of the masses and the performance of professional media professionals," said Bin Hazzam.
"We have one goal: to support the national team and to make the success of the tournament and everyone is working to get the championship from the top level. In the past, we needed a lot of logistics and we needed the media to stand up and support the national championship. this objective. "
"We support the tournament through specific initiatives and programs, but the role of public media and before and during the World Cup in Russia remains that the participating teams have different promotional means as well as our Arab teams in the World Cup," he said. We cooperated with them even though we did not participate in the tournament. "
Al Awani added, "We are looking forward to stepping up efforts in the next phase of the championship promotion, and the local commission will provide all the requirements for this aspect to ensure greater public participation, especially as the tournaments included teams with large communities residing in the country and our goal of achieving great interaction with tournament games, Public as one of the basics of the tournament's success. "
Issa Hilal said: "The goal is for the tournament to be successful and to support our national team, and the next season must attract more fans." We have to get together in one way to have one heart to make the championship a success. The tasks assigned to the success of the tournament are organizational and artistic. "
While Abdelkader Hassan, the Public Affairs Director of the Football Federation, said: "The role of the mass is important and necessary when the teams arrive on the platforms and the success of the championship in general, we met directly and identified the steps and identified the 7 mass gathering centers , And club clubs continued and addressed colleges and universities, and we agreed to participate in team support.
"We have contacted Emirates Transport and are ready to provide mass buses from all over the country, and we have also continued to prepare the Emirates Post Championship and have supported a team of national teams through their services, with the possibility of granting a special stamp for the championship."
"Social networking platforms also play an important role in the success of the tournament. We are working on logistics facilities such as flags, tournament logos and tickets we are currently working on. On Friday, we will meet public relations representatives before the match against Bolivia, the Ahli Youth Club Academy to coordinate work for the next phase. "