QNB Group announced as Official Partner for Lusail Super Cup

Posted on : Tue, 06 Sept 2022

QNB Group – the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa – has been announced as an Official Partner for the Lusail Super Cup Presented by Qatari Diar, which will be contested by Saudi Pro League champions Al Hilal SFC and Egyptian Premier League winners Zamalek FC.

The 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium will host ten matches during this year’s FIFA World Cup™, including the final on Qatar National Day, 18 December. QNB’s sponsorship of the Lusail Super Cup ensures the presence of its brand at major sporting events held in Qatar, in preparation for the FIFA World Cup™, which will kick off on 20 November.

Hassan Al Kuwari, Marketing Relations Director, Lusail Super Cup Organising Committee, said: “We are delighted to welcome QNB Group as an Official Partner for the Lusail Super Cup. QNB continues to be a major supporter of sporting events in Qatar as the country builds up to the FIFA World Cup in just a few months’ time.”

Heba Ali Al Tamimi, General Manager, QNB Group Communications, said: “We are only months away from hosting the world’s most anticipated sports tournament for the first time in the region, and we are delighted to be a global partner and supporter keen to highlight its brand in the largest events hosted by Qatar. We are also proud to participate in the Lusail Super Cup, considering that the match is of special interest to football fans due to the huge popularity of both the Saudi and Egyptian teams.”

Lusail Stadium will host matches during every stage of Qatar 2022, starting with the Group C clash between Argentina and Saudi Arabia on 22 November. The stadium boasts a host of sustainability features, including a roof made from PTFE that protects the venue from warm wind, keeps out dust and allows in enough light for the pitch to grow while providing shade to reduce the burden on the stadium’s air conditioning. Lusail Stadium achieved a five-star Global Sustainability Assessment System rating for its design and build and a Class A* rating for construction management.

QNB Group, currently ranked as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, is proud to be the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

Through its subsidiaries and associated companies, QNB extends to more than 30 countries across three continents, providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is 27,000 operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,700 machines.

The Lusail Super Cup will kick off at 9 PM. The match will be preceded by a concert from Egyptian superstar Amr Diab.