Abbas Congratulates Qatar for AFC Champion

Ramallah, MINA – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday sent a congratulatory letter to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for the victory of his country’s football team winning the 2019 AFC Cup.

“We are pleased to convey to you, on my own behalf and on behalf of the Palestinian people, our sincere congratulations and best wishes for the victory of the Qatar team in the 2019 AFC Cup,” President Abbas said in a letter to Sheikh Tamim, Wafa reported.

“We also hope that you and your people will get more success, progress and prosperity,” he added.

Qatar become the 2019 AFC Champion after beating Japan 3-1 in the final round at Muhammed bin Zayed stadium, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates (UAE), Friday night.

For Qatar, this victory is the first history to win the Asian Cup.

Qatar, the host of the 2022 World Cup has previously made history as the first team without conceding in their six matches with a goal difference of 16-0.

The final against Japan was Qatar’s seventh match in the AFC Cup. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)