BrandArena: Doha to play host to Suppercoppa Italiana

Tuesday 7 October 2014

Doha to play host to Suppercoppa Italiana

The Qatari capital of Doha will play host to the 2014 edition of Italian football's Supercoppa Italiana.

The proposed deal has been confirmed with the Qatar Football Association for the hosting rights to the mid-season showpiece by Lega Serie A, the body which runs the top tiers of Italian club football.

This year's game will pit champions Juventus against Coppa Italia holders Napoli on 22nd December. The initial agreement is for a single year.

Over the years, the annual curtain-raiser to the league season, the Supercoppa Italiana has been taken to international hosts before - including, most recently, Beijing's Olympic Stadium, the Bird's Nest, in 2009, 2011 and 2012.

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