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MENAFN - The Peninsula - 28/01/2014
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(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Aspetar held a signing ceremony with the Ivory Coast Football Association in Doha yesterday. The agreement aims to provide medical support on and off the field for preparation and during FIFA World Cup taking place in Brazil this June



The agreement was signed by Aspetar Director General, Dr Khalifa Al Kuwari, and the Ivory Coast Football Association President, Sidi Augustin Diallo



The partnership was finalised during the visit of a senior delegation from the Ivory Coast Football Association led Diallo accompanied by their national coach Sabri Lamouchi and Dr Cyrille Dah, national team physician and Executive Committee Member of the Football Association



Through this agreement Ivory Coast national team is expected to be accompanied by a team of medical experts during their preparation and participation in the World Cup finals in Brazil



Aspetar will provide medical services and care to support the team in its preparation with comprehensive medical screening and physiological evaluation of the players



Additionally a dedicated team of experts from Aspetar will be on hand to offer guidance and treatment during the world cup matches



Diallo said: "We are honoured by the support that we have received from Aspetar, a world leading hospital with great experience in the field of sports medicine. We are proud of this agreement and we aim to provide the best performance during the World Cup in Brazil.



The Director General of Aspetar Dr Khalifa Al Kuwari, said: "We feel proud as one of the top medical centres of excellence in the world to offer our expertise to international stars, and always strive through our strategy to support athletes at a high level and assist them in achieving their full potential.



Under this agreement, 'The Elephants' will be accompanied by a team of medical experts from Aspetar not only during their preparation but also throughout their participation in the FIFA World Cup finals



Lamouchi, Ivory Coast's national coach and the former French national team player, said: "I take this opportunity to thank the Director General of Aspetar, Dr Khalifa Al Kuwari, and Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Hakim Chalabi, who has contributed a lot in the signing of this agreement. Aspetar has very good reputation, and I think it will help us a lot in the preparation for the World Cup"



The Ivory Coast Delegation paid a courtesy visit to Aspire academy



Ivory Coast has one of the five strongest squads in African football who have booked their places to the World Cup finals in Brazil

 


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