Qatar Airways announced that it is the new Main Global Partner of AS Roma Women’s Team for season 2020-21.
This development sees the ‘World’s Best Airline’ extend its partnership with AS Roma to also include the women’s team. Qatar Airways’ extensive football sponsorship portfolio currently includes the men’s and women’s teams of both Boca Juniors in Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain. The airline is also proud to partner with German club FC Bayern München, Al Sadd Sports Club in Qatar and the Belgian club K.A.S. Eupen.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is delighted to sponsor the AS Roma Women team as we see women’s football going from strength to strength around the world. We are proud of our diverse portfolio of global sport sponsorships and are totally committed to supporting the women’s game, reflecting our belief in the power that sport has in bringing people together.”
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “We are thrilled to welcome the AS Roma Women team to the Qatar Airways football family and look forward to seeing the players proudly sporting our logo on their shirts. Women’s sport has experienced unprecedented growth in viewership, attendance and fan following in recent years and we are excited at the opportunities this partnership presents the airline.”
AS Roma CEO Mr. Guido Fienga added: “We are honoured to extend our partnership with Qatar Airways, and thank them for their dedication to supporting women’s football. We are proud to reach such a significant milestone with Qatar Airways during this difficult time. The current pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for the entire football community; however, we at AS Roma continue working effortlessly in support of our teams.”
Qatar Airways is proud to have developed a wide range of global sports sponsorships, supporting top-level sporting events and some of the world’s biggest football clubs. As official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways recently sponsored the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ and the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and will sponsor the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 edition ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Qatar Airways is also partner of CONMEBOL, the governing body for football in South America.