History of football in qatar

Discover the history of football in Qatar and learn about its close ties to the country’s oil industry. See how the game developed from the formation of the first Qatari club to the regional successes of the national team, all the way to Qatar’s successful hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.

Ages 11-13 Subjects: History, Geography

Overview

Explore the origins of football in Qatar, and find out how the oil industry helped to establish the game in the region. Follow the early growth of the domestic leagues and the Qatari national team, and learn how those events set the foundation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ in Qatar.

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Activity Sheet 2: History of Football in Qatar
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Lesson Plan: History of Football in Qatar
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Quizzes

Quiz: History of Football in Qatar (Ages 11-12)
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