Aspetar to host doctors from clubs in Asia, Europe
The two-day workshop, a first-of-its-kind initiative, is set to bring together over 30 football doctors and experts from clubs in Asia and Europe.
Aspetar, Qatar’s Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine hospital, is set to open the inaugural Asian and European Champions League football Team Doctors Workshop on Wednesday.
The two-day workshop, which will feature over 30 football doctors from European and Asian clubs, is a first-of-its-kind event anywhere in the world.
Doctors from European sides Juventus, Liverpool, Chelsea, Dortmund, and Atletico Madrid, and Asian clubs Kashima Antlers, Al Ain, Al Ittihad, Shanghai, and Persepolis are expected to attend the summit.
FIFA Medical Committee Chairman Dr Michel D’Hooghe and AFC Sports Medicine Department head Dr Dato Gurcharan Singh will also attend.
“Aspetar is committed to sharing knowledge and experience with their partners in the football sector. The idea behind organising this workshop is to create a platform through which we can strengthen the role of sports medicine and maintain constant communication with different teams doctors,” said Aspetar’s CEO Dr Abulaziz Al Kuwari.
The event is expected to feature tools and techniques designed to treat a range of issues that directly affect player safety and care.
A broad range of topics, on the difficulties, challenges and opportunities faced when contributing to improving medical outcomes in football clubs, will also be addressed.