Football legend Maradona coming to The Hotel Show

Former players Cannavaro and Salgado also promoting exhibitor Teqball

Diego Maradona [image: Getty Images Sport]
Diego Maradona [image: Getty Images Sport]

Legendary footballer Diego Maradona is to appear at The Hotel Show in Dubai this week to promote a new leisure exhbitior.

The former Argentina and Barcelona midfielder will be promoting Teqball, new sport equipment and game based on football.

Fabio Cannavaro, a former Italian footballer and now a coach, and Spanish legend Michel Salgado, will also make appearances at the event, being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, to promote Teqball.

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Teqball is a training tool for both professionals and amateurs to develop their technical and concentration skills, as well as their stamina.

The new sport is being demonstrated throughout the show (September 28-30) within a dedicated leisure section at the show.

The Hotel Show kicked off yesterday at DWTC and is expected to attract around 16,700 industry professionals from around the world over three days.

“With Dubai at the heart of this region’s hospitality development, The Hotel Show and The Leisure Show are now established as not just an exhibition but an annual meeting place that brings together the buyers, architects and suppliers for business, networking and education,” said The Hotel Show exhibition director Christine Davidson.

“Not only are we welcoming buyers this week from 98 countries, but we also have experts and thought leaders from around the world participating in The Vision Conference making the event an unrivalled business and education opportunity for the whole hospitality sector.”

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