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Posted On: 22 February 2021 12:26 am
Updated On: 24 February 2021 11:01 pm

[UPDATED] Qatar's Almoez Ali named UNESCO Ambassador

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[UPDATED 24 February 11:00 pm]

AlMoez Ali has issued a statement clarifying the news about his appointment as a UNESCO ambassador is inaccurate.

Read the full statement here:
Almoez Ali: News about my appointment as UNESCO ambassador is inaccurate


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) selected the player of the Qatari football team and Al Duhail Almoez Ali to be a national ambassador for the organization from the State of Qatar to support football as a global heritage of humanity.

The organization chose Almoez Ali for his distinguished performance and great popularity in Qatar, the Gulf, and Asia. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup top scorer represents a great aspiration for the young people and the desire to achieve success.

The signing ceremony for the appointment of Almoez Ali as ambassador to UNESCO took place in Doha, in the presence of the French coach Arsene Wenger, who is one of the organization's ambassadors, and Princess Rani Vanouska Modely, the Ambassador delegate for the candidacy of football world heritage of humanity.

Almoez Ali played a key part in Qatar's victory in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after scoring nine goals and winning the player of the tournament award.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Cover image: Twitter/@QFA_En