TEHRAN - Shahaboddin Azizi Khadem, President of the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mohannadi, Vice-President of the Qatar Football Association (QFA), met in Doha.
This visit comes on the sidelines of the Iranian team’s presence in Doha, where Team Melli defeated Iraq 3-0 in Group A of the 2022 World Cup qualifier at Khalifa International Stadium on Tuesday.
During the meeting, the officials discussed topics of common interest between the two federations, the importance of initiating ways to develop football in the two countries in the coming months and years, Peninsula reported.
The discussions also dealt with the consideration of future projects at the level of exchanging experiences related to football and how to enhance the roles between the two sides in order to serve the game.
At the end of the meeting, Al Mohannadi stressed the importance of continuing permanent cooperation between the two federations.
Khadem said he was pleased to be in Qatar where ‘QFA has always welcomed the Iranian sides with open arms’.
He added that the two federations will continue to join hands to develop football around the Asian continent.