Emir Cup draw concluded
DOHA: Second divison outfit Mesaimeer have a date with Doha giants Al Arabi
in the second round of the Emir Cup, the most popular football
tournament in the country.
In another second-round clash, Muaither – who have been relegated from
the Qatar Stars League (QSL) – will take on Al Khor, according to the
draws conducted on Sunday.
Newly-promoted Al Markhiya have been drawn to play Al Ahli while Al
Wakrah’s match against Al Shahaniya will wind up the second-round
action in the Emir Cup.
In the third phase of the tournament, Al Gharafa will play the winner
of Mesaimeer-Al Arabi clash while Al Sailiyah tackle the triumphant
side from the match between Muaither and Al Khor.
Umm Salal will take on the winner from the match involving Al Wakrah
and Al Shahaniya.
The final of the tournament will be played on May 19, the last day of
the on-going football season.
Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Qatar
Football Association (QFA), attended the draw ceremony that was
conducted at Shangri La Hotel, Doha.
Saoud Al Mohannadi, Vice President, QFA, Mansoor Al Ansari, General
Secretary, Ahmed Al Buainain, Executive Committee Member, Hani Ballan,
Executive Committee Member, Ibrahim Khalil Al Mohannadi, Executive
Committee Member, also attended the ceremony.
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