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Published: 11:15, May 17, 2022
FIFA World Cup Trophy arrives in Kuwait
By Xinhua
Published:11:15, May 17, 2022 By Xinhua

The Qatar FIFA World Cup trophy is on display during the Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kick-off with a first-stop event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2022. (KAMRAN JEBREILI / AP)

KUWAIT CITY - The FIFA World Cup trophy landed in Kuwait on Monday in the third stop of its tour, before the start of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup in November.

Accompanied by the former Brazilian national team star Gilberto Silva, the World Cup trophy was received by the Kuwait Football Association president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah and general secretary Salah Al-Qenaei and other officials.

Kuwait's crown prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met with the FIFA delegation on Monday.

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During the meeting, the crown prince praised the tireless efforts made by Qatar to organize this world championship, expressing his pride in the unprecedented capabilities offered by Qatar, and wishing success in organizing the global tournament.  

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