The FIFA World Cup Trophy has shown up in Bangladesh on Wednesday as a component of a worldwide visit supported by Coca Cola in front of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
The prize showed up in Bangladesh in an extraordinary contracted departure from Pakistan. It arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital at 11:25am, 25 minutes after the booked time.
The prize was joined by seven FIFA authorities and Christian Karembeu, an individual from the 1998 World Cup winning France group.
Authorities of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), service of youth and sports and different associations were available at the air terminal.
BFF president Kazi Salahuddin and different authorities of the organization took photographs with the prize at the air terminal.
The trophy will be kept at the capital’s Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel under strict security.
The World Cup trophy had arrived in Bangladesh once before in 2013. But that trophy was a replica. This time, the original trophy has arrived in Bangladesh.
The prize will be taken to the Bangabhaban and Ganabhaban on Wednesday, where the president and the state head will see the prize. Afterward, a unique supper will be organized on the event of the prize’s appearance to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is far off from participating in the football World Cup. But jerseys made in Bangladesh will make an appearance in the World Cup as many of the participating countries in the grandest football competition in the world have their jerseys made in Bangladesh.
To honour the workers in Bangladesh’s readymade garments sector, a number of female factory workers will also be invited in the special dinner.
On Thursday, the general people will get a chance to see the trophy in person. From 10:30am to 3:00pm, around 2,500 people will get to see the trophy at the hotel.They will also be allowed to take a photo with the trophy. In the evening, a concert will be held at the Army Stadium.
The world tour of the World Cup FIFA trophy began in 12 May in Dubai. The trophy will make a stop in 56 countries in this tour.
The most prestigious prize in all of football arrived in Bangladesh in association with the BFF and the ministry of youth and sports.