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Do you fancy being part of an attempt to break a Guinness World Record?! Well, now is your chance…

The Qatar Football Association and Qatar Shell have announced that they will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever 5-a-side football match in celebration of the National Sports Day 2013. The game, which is open to the public, will kick off at 9am at Aspire Zone and is expected to run continuously for ten hours, or until the record – which currently stands at 464 players and 24 hours by BBC Radio 5 Live, at the Sheffield United Academy, UK on 13 October 2012 – is broken.



The attempt comes under the newly launched five-year KOORA TIME initiative that is designed to improve the health and wellbeing of Qatar’s youth through football.

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmad Al-Thani, president of the Qatar Football Association, said, “We are excited…

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