Lekhwiya completes El Jaish takeover

DOHA: The Executive Committee of the QFA has approved

Lekhwiya’s takeover of El Jaish, details showed on Tuesday.

Lekhwiya are five-time champions of Qatar Stars League (QSL)

while El Jaish are one of the most consistent teams in the

country in recent years.

The actual takeover will be completed at the end of the current

football season.

The name of the newly formed club will be Duhail Club, this will

be finalized after Lekhwiya complete their ongoing Asian Champions

League campaign.

The QFA will continue to work behind the scenes to formalize the


The Qatar Football Federation will make the necessary decisions

regarding the procedures to be followed during the acquisition

process and other relevant aspects to ensure that the principles

of transparency, integrity and equality are maintained.

The acquisition by Lakhwiya will not affect the course of the season

and that all decisions issued before this statement will remain in

force until the end of the season.

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