French Community in Qatar Celebrates World Cup Win
Monday, July 16, 2018
Gulf Times -- Members of the French community in Qatar turned up in large numbers at The Ritz Carlton, Doha on Sunday to watch the FIFA 2018 World Cup final between France and Croatia, played at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.
The event, organized by the French embassy along with Maison de la France in Qatar, was attended by French ambassador Eric Chevallier, members of the diplomatic community and other guests.
Emotions ran high as the audience watched the match on a large screen in Al Wosail Ballroom — marked by spells of joy, tension, relief and eventually jubilation as the French won 4-2 after 90 minutes of thrilling action and high-quality football.