About Koora Time

Promoting a healthy lifestyle through football

Public health and fitness are concerns facing many developed and developing nations. The introduction of National Sport Day in 2011 and the Qatar National Vision 2030 demonstrate His Highness The Emirs commitment to the health and wellness of the Qatari people.

Playing sport is an important part of achieving fitness and managing health, and participation sports such as football are vital to the nation’s future. Koora Time is an award winning initiative designed to improve the health and wellbeing of young people in Qatar through football, the most popular sport in the country.

A community based initiative; Koora Time utilizes football as a platform to promote a healthy and active lifestyle by facilitating access to more hours of physical activity and more opportunities and spaces to play.

Koora time is unique as the only Football and Education programme in Qatar.

"The programme has helped me organise my time to study, play and do my homework. In addition, it helps us improve our school performance, because we do homework together which improves our school marks." Partiicpant, Cheuifat School