5/4/2018 8:42:00 PM (GMT+3)

UAE organisers unveil 2019 Asian Cup mascots

UAE organisers unveil 2019 Asian Cup mascots

DUBAI, UAE: The official mascots of the Asian Cup UAE 2019 Mansour and Jarrah were launched at the AFC draw ceremony here on Friday.

The mascots were chosen for embodying the undeniable passion for football that exists in the UAE and across the continent as well as the strong connection with the country’s culture.

“The Local Organising Committee are very excited and convinced Mansour and Jarrah will play an important role in representing the essence of Emirati culture to capture the imagination of the fans. We sincerely hope Mansour and Jarrah will leave a legacy to inspire love for football among tomorrow’s generation,” said Tournament Director of Local Organising Committee Aref Hamad Al Awani.