Qatar Airways takes over Emirates’ as Sponsor of FIFA World Cup through 2022

A Monitor Desk Report 08 May, 2017 | 2325 Views | - +
Dhaka: FIFA has signed with Qatar Airways as a sponsor through 2022 when the World Cup is staged in the Gulf nation.The airline is filling the sponsorship category, vacated by Dubai-based carrier Emirates after the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA recently announced a loss of $369 million in 2016 following corruption scandals, which scared off potential commercial backers.

The Qatar Airways sponsorship of FIFA was announced May 7, as leaders of world soccer’s governing body arrived in Bahrain for their annual congress.

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