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Heading west: Qatar to theatre Italian Super Cup between Juventus and AC Milan as China misses out

The Italian Super Cup final between Serie A champions Juventus and crater runners-up AC Milan will be hold in Qatar for a second time this December, officials announced on Friday.

Napoli kick Juventus on penalties during Doha’s Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in 2014 and an agreement has been sealed between both parties that will see a Super Cup played on unfamiliar dirt for a ninth time.

“We’re unapproachable that Qatar has shown such an seductiveness in hosting a Super Cup,” Serie A boss Maurizio Beretta said.

“Qatar has shown it has a capacity, passion and liberality to horde one of a tip games in Italian football in a best approach possible.”

Watch: Italian Super Cup 2105 – Juventus v Lazio

The Super Cup is traditionally contested by a joining champions and Cup winners.

But given Juventus kick Milan in a 2016 crater final to secure a second unbroken joining and crater double, a Rossoneri get a possibility to make amends.

In Dec 2015, Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala struck as Juventus kick Lazio 2-0 in front of 30,000 fans during Shanghai Stadium to win their 10th SuperCup trophy.

“We’re gay to horde Juventus and Milan, dual of a many famous Italian football clubs, and to see them plea for a Super Cup in front of thousands of fans who will come from all over a world,” Sheikh Hamad bin Khalida Al Thani, boss of a Qatar Football Association, said.

Watch: Italian Super Cup 2014 – Juventus v Napoli

Article source: http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/2018035/heading-west-qatar-stage-italian-super-cup-between-juventus-and-ac-milan