Carles Vilarrubí in a Qatar television studio

Vice President Vilarrubí was invited by the channel and welcomed by the Director
General of Al Jazeera Sport, Nasser El Khelaifi. The reception was also attended by the
Director for News, Mohammed Ammor, and the Qatari channel’s future correspondent in
Barcelona, Achraf Ben Ayad.

The FC Barcelona representative got the chance to watch the channel’s first ever news
broadcast. Afterwards, Vilarrubí was interviewed on two special programmes in which
he stressed the excellent relations between Qatar and FC Barcelona.

Support from Rosell, Guardiola and players

The President of FC Barcelona, Sandro Rosell, manager Pep Guardiola and players Messi, Cesc and Piqué all sent their congratulations to Al Jazeera Sports and wished the Qatari channel all the best with its new project.

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