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JFA renews partnership with Qatar Football Association

05 December 2022

JFA renews partnership with Qatar Football Association

Japan Football Association (JFA) signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Football Association (QFA) on 30 November 2022. JFA and QFA have cooperated at various levels since the MoU was first signed in October 2017 and hope to further expand their partnership going forward.

The signing ceremony took place in Doha, Qatar and went in an amicable manner. Both parties discussed how various exchanges can be conducted through the renewal of the partnership this time and expressed high expectations for future initiatives.

The MoU ceremony was conducted in the presence of:

・H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa AL THANI, President, QFA
・Mr. Mansoor Mohammed AL-ANSARI, General Secretary, QFA
・Mr. TASHIMA Kohzo, President, JFA

The MoU between QFA and JFA aims to facilitate cooperation in the following areas:

・General Management
・Promotional Activity
・Sport Facilities
・Study and Research
・Technical and conditioning coaching
・Football management and Technical Direction
・Game development and talented player development
・Women’s Football
・Youth Development
・Sports Science, referring to football
・Sports Medicine, referring to football
・Research on football matters
・Rules and Regulations
・Construction, management and operation of football facilities

Until today JFA has signed a MoU with the following football associations, confederation and club:

[East] Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Mongolia
[ASEAN] Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
[Central] Iran, Uzbekistan
[West] Jordan, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates

Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, FC Bayern München

South America
CONMEBOL, Argentine, Paraguay, Venezuela

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