Tickethour, a Ticketmaster company and a worldwide pioneer in ticketing for top-class sports events, received an invitation by QFA to manage the ticket sales for two of the most important football games that took place in Qatar in 2016

First was the “Match of the Champions”, where FC Barcelona, in the club’s first ever game in Qatar, met the Saudi Champion Al-Ahli in the Al Gharafa Stadium for a friendly game.

A week later, “The Clash of Campioni”, the Italian Supercup, took place at the Al Sadd Stadium, where Juventus FC faced AC Milan.


Modern, fast, easy to use websites


  • An average of 2.500 tickets were sold within a period of just 2 hours in each ticket web launch
  • Queuing system improved customer experience with zero issues reported
  • 85,324 unique visitors for 1st game and 160,310 for 2nd
  • HTML-5 technology
  • Print@Home and E-tickets service


Efficient and reliable Box-Office services


  • Productive, fast but without issues box-office operations
  • Tickets became sold out within two days for the 1st game and within hours for Supercoppa
  • Qatar Airways were also involved in selling process, by including the Barcelona vs Al-Ahli tickets to traveling packages
  • 4 types of tickets; a different layout for each price category
  • Option to directly print tickets or sent them (in Print@Home form) to spectators’ email addresses


Since 2009, Tickethour has been offering its services in numerous similar events in Doha.