Teams get set for Red Bull Neymar Jr Five World Final
May 23 2022 12:19 AM
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Neymar Jr (right)

DOHA: A total of 57 teams from 34 nations that qualified have started arriving in Doha for the action-packed five-a-side football tournament in front of an onlooking Neymar Jr who will face the two World Champions in the mixed and women category.
“This tournament is so special,” said Neymar Jr. “The format is really unique; the players are super skilful and I can’t wait to see them all in action next week. It’s the first Red Bull Neymar Jr´s Five World Final in three years and everyone is hyped.”
Five-a-side footballers from across the globe are preparing to battle it out at the 2022 Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five World Final next week, with Qatar set to host the showpiece event for the first time on the 23rd and the 24th of May
Qatar Foundation’s Education City will set the stage for this year’s special World Finals. Inspired by Urban Architecture, the state-of-the-art Ceremonial Court will be transformed into multiple five-a-side courts fit for champions. Players and their teams will get to outplay them all, surrounded by hundreds of football fans in towering grandstands.
“In the year that sees Qatar host the most awaited global football event, and as excitement continues to build across the nation ahead of one of the biggest sporting events in the world, we’re delighted to be hosting the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five, a dynamic tournament that mirrors this country’s love of football,” said Alexandra Chalat, Community Engagement and Activation Director, QF.
The action gets underway with the group stage on May 23, followed by the knockout rounds on May 24, where Neymar Jr himself will be on hand to personally crown two new mixed and women’s champions. The Brazilian forward will then invite the winning teams back onto the pitch to each play a ‘Super Final’ against him and his friends. The World Final will be broadcast live on Red Bull TV on May 24 from 7:30pm local time as well as beIN Sports Channel 2 and English 1. The Red Bull Neymar Jr’s FIVE World Finals are held in partnership with Vodafone Qatar; Qatar Foundation, Education City; I Love Qatar, Al Meera Qatar, beIN Sports, ProTV, Puma ME, Discover Qatar, and Qatar Tourism.
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