Panafrican News Agency

LFA, QFA sign five-year cooperation agreement

Monrovia, Liberia (PANA)  -  The football associations of Liberia and Qatar have signed a five-year cooperation agreement, an official statement issued here Sunday said.

Liberian FA (LFA) President Mustapha Raji and Qatari FA (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani signed the agreement on 18 December in Doha, the local FA said.

Under the agreement, there will be technical and professional exchanges involving the junior, senior and Futsal teams and the development of coaches.

The parties will also establish technical and professional exchange programs where QFA and LFA personnel will have access to expertise, courses and facilities.

It will include general management, game development and talented player development, marketing, football management and technical direction, women and youth football, Futsal, sports science and medicine (football), research on football matters and rules.

The parties will also collaborate in the management of officials, technical experts, coaches, referees and players through competitions organized by them, technical and educational courses, seminars and conferences.  

Liberia and Qatar will also cooperate to play international friendlies at all levels, male and female, but subject to terms and conditions. 

The parties will engage in reciprocal consultations in relation to specific issues and international relations, particularly those with FIFA.


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