Al Haydous leads Qatar to friendly win over Turkmenistan
DOHA: Prolific striker Hassan Al Haydous netted twice as
Qatar emerged victorious 2-1 over Turkmenistan in a friendly
match held at Thani bin Jassim Stadium.
Al Haydous opened the scoring on 12 minutes after being
astutely set up be Akram Afif.
Al Sadd striker added the second just two minutes inside
the second half from the penalty spot.
The visitors narrowed the deficit just three minutes after.
This was Qatar’s fourth match in the sea of two weeks
following three friendlies during a UK training camp where
they played Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and Andorra.
Stationed at St George’s Park, Qatar have used the camp to
prepare for two upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Syria
St George’s Park is the English Football Association’s national
football centre on a 330-acre site at Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.
The Qatar team will take on Syria in Malaysia on August 31 in a
2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying game.
Qatar take on China on September 5 in Doha at Khalifa International
Stadium in their last Asian Zone qualifying fixture.
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