By signing this agreement, the Qatar-based hospital becomes the Official MEDICAL PARTNER of Paris Saint-Germain until the end of the 2016-2017 football season.
Under the new partnership, ASPETAR will provide its expertise to Paris Saint-Germain medical staff with regards to medical examinations and a thorough athlete health assessment for all Paris Saint-Germain players, which will be ‘Certified by ASPETAR’, based on the highest international standards as implemented by ASPETAR world’s leading sports medicine practitioners.
In addition to a team of dedicated researchers and practitioners, the hospital has leading methodologies and cutting-edge technology, thereby providing athletes with total health, physical management and performance strategies. ASPETAR also has an innovative state-of-the-art facility, and was accredited as a “FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence” in 2009 by F-MARC and “IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health » in 2014.
Servicing the needs of sports clubs and federations throughout not only the state of Qatar, but also other international federations, it strives to meet the highest international standards obtainable in its treatment to guide athletes from diagnosis through to rehabilitation and recovery including prevention.
Commenting on the partnership, Dr Khalifa AlKuwari, Director General of ASPETAR, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Paris Saint-Germain football club for the next 3 years.
This partnership demonstrates our ability to provide world-class medical care to elite athletes, our dedication to fulfilling our mission of assisting athletes to achieve their full potential, and our vision to be a leader in sports medicine.”
He continued: “Paris Saint-Germain is one of the greatest professional football clubs in the world, and we know working with them will showcase how this significant partnership can work hand-in-hand with excellence and expertise to provide high quality healthcare services to elite athletes”.
Paris Saint-Germain Deputy CEO, Jean-Claude Blanc, stated: “We are very happy to announce that we have signed a partnership with ASPETAR, the world leading Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Qatar. We pay very close attention to our players’ health and performance, and this partnership will allow us to emphasise our focus on their health and well-being”. [Source: PSG.fr]