Jordan – Amman cafes full of football fans watching opening ceremony, first matches of the World Cup
Location: Jordan, Amman
Source: A24 Amman
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As the FIFA World Cup 2022 kicks off in Qatar, cafes of the Jordan’s capital, Amman, were crowded with football fans who came to watch the opening ceremony of the World Cup and the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium, which is located 40 km north of the Qatari capital, Doha.
Football fans expressed their happiness at this World Cup, praising the State of Qatar for its wonderful and huge organization of this event.
The World Cup 2022 kicked off today, Sunday, in Qatar, and will continue until December 18, with the participation of 32 teams. Eight world-class stadiums will host matches for the occasion, which only comes about once every four years.
Participating teams in the World Cup were divided into 8 groups, with 4 teams in each group, from different continents of the world.
- Soundbite (Claudia – Albanian living in Jordan):
“The atmosphere in Jordan is very beautiful. It is as if we are in Qatar. The World Cup is a special occasion.”
- Soundbite (Mohammed Nabil – a Jordanian citizen):
“We are very proud that an Arab country is hosting this year’s World Cup.”
- Soundbite (Sufian Al-Muhaisen – Director of the largest village to watch the World Cup in Jordan):
“We brought the atmosphere of Qatar to the heart of Jordan’s capital, Amman. We are honored that many families came to the village to watch the World Cup matches in a special family atmosphere. We are proud that an Arab country hosted the World Cup this year.”