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Ahlibank football fans win tickets to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, thanks to Visa

5 September 2022
  • Limited edition FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Visa cards
  • 15 winners won match tickets for two, including hospitality, thanks to Visa

Doha, September 5, 2022: Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, ran a campaign to launch their limited-edition FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Visa Infinite, Visa Signature, Visa Platinum Credit Card, and Visa Debit Card to celebrate the historic sporting event with its customers. This campaign offered customers the opportunity to win 15 hospitality packages to watch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ matches, thanks to Visa.

The two-month campaign ran from June 6 to August 6, 2022, offering match hospitality packages for two persons to watch quarter-final or group stage matches, thanks to Visa. The draw for the 15 lucky winners was held in the presence of a representative from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

The 15 lucky winners were:
1. Elsidig Hassan Abdualrhman Hamd
2. Johar saad J. S. Alabdulla
3. Khalid Nasser A. S. Aldosarri
4. Salem Mohamed A. H. Almarri
5. Maryam Jabir Alassam
6. Waheeda Ibrahim M. Aljedaia
7. Mohammad Rahmuddin Mohammad
8. Ahmad Fayez Elhassan
9. Rashed Mohammed F. A. Alnaimi
10. Khaled Kamaleldin Ahmed Khawasik
11. Amro Awad Elseed A. Elnakhly
12. Alexander David A Bannister
13. Hamad Mohammed R. A. Almarri
14. Amel Idrees F. Alabdulla
15. Layla Mohamed R. Q. Alsiddiqi

Mr. Mohamed Al Namla, Deputy CEO - Business Support, Services, and Human Resources at Ahlibank, said: “The campaign was incredibly successful due to the high participation we received, indicating that our customers were extremely excited about this once in a lifetime opportunity from Ahlibank to attend the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, thanks to Visa.”

Mr. Al Namla added: “We’re pleased to have partnered with Visa to bring this campaign to life, which reflects our commitment to rewarding our customers in preparation for the biggest tournament in the world.”

Also commenting on the campaign winners’ announcement, Dr. Sudheer Nair, Visa’s Country Manager for Qatar, said: “We are thrilled to be driving momentum for the Middle East’s first FIFA World Cup™ alongside Ahlibank right here in Qatar. With less than three months to kick-off, anticipation is at its peak, making it the right moment to extend to our cardholders the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the thrill live.”

Dr. Nair added, “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Ahlibank well into the future, delivering innovative, secure, and seamless payment solutions to their customers while maximizing cashless experiences to boost Qatar’s digital economy.”

Ahlibank will announce more campaigns with Visa in the future, giving its customers exciting new benefits and rewards while using their Ahlibank Visa cards.

To learn more about our Visa Credit Cards, or to apply for one, visit any Ahlibank branch or call our 24/7 contact center on 4420 5222 or visit

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