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
The name of the newly formed club will be Duhail Club, this will
be finalized after Lekhwiya complete their ongoing Asian Champions
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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