Doha, Qatar: With the Asian Cup Qatar 2023 finals just around the corner, anticipation is reaching fever pitch in Doha as Qatar gears up to face Jordan in an epic showdown at the iconic Lusail Stadium tomorrow, February 10, at 6 pm. From the vibrant streets of Katara to the tranquil shores of the Old Doha Port, both residents and visitors have a myriad of options to catch the thrilling match, all free of charge.
At the Cultural Village Katara, located at Al Hikmah Square, four massive screens have been set up, ensuring everyone gets a front-row seat to the action. But the excitement doesn't end there; Katara is alive with various activities celebrating the essence of the Asian Cup, ranging from cultural performances to artistic workshops and lively parades.
Meanwhile, the Expo 2023 Doha's Fan Zone, situated in the Cultural Zone, offers an immersive viewing experience where spectators can watch the match on a large screen, with plenty of seating available for thousands of fans. In addition to the finals screening, the zone hosts a range of sports activities, including a paintball battleground, exciting football matches, and captivating laser shows that enthrall spectators of all ages.
Over at the picturesque Old Doha Port, football enthusiasts can revel in the ambiance at multiple locations, complete with traditional Qatari sea-themed performances, balloon twisting displays, and mesmerizing bubble shows, ensuring an unforgettable evening from 4 pm to 10 pm.
In the Industrial Area, fans have the opportunity to watch the finals at three different locations – the football grounds in Asian City accommodation and Barwa Baraha, as well as the Activities Zone in the Barwa Workers Recreation Complex in Al Khor, offering free screenings of the match. Cultural activities and community performances further enrich the experience from 4 pm to 10 pm.
Moreover, malls, hotels, and beaches across the city are joining in on the excitement by screening the finals, providing numerous opportunities for fans to come together and cheer for their teams. From Abu Sidra Mall, Lagoona Mall, Mall of Qatar, and 900Park to Hotel Park Doha and the scenic B12 Beach Club Doha, there's a venue to suit every preference for enjoying the match.
For a more exclusive experience, Msheireb Downtown Doha offers tickets starting from QR30 at Barahat Msheireb, granting access to the final match. Additionally, the Asian Sikka Sikkat Wadi Msheireb celebration continues until Saturday, showcasing the diverse customs and cultures of the participating countries in the Asian Cup 2023, making it a destination not to be missed from 4 pm to 12 am.