Al Hanzab named U-19 team director
DOHA: Qatar Football Associatio (QFA) has appointed Abdullah Al Hanzab as the new team director of the Qatar U-19 national team to fill the role vacated by Khalid Nabet.
Al Hanzab’s appointment confirms speculation that he would join the national teams set up, which has been rife for the past few months after he was named football official of the year following an impressive season as football director at QSL club Al Sailiya.
Qatar werepitted in Group D in the AFC U-19 Championship 2014 where they will face Korea DPR as well as Iraq and Oman.
The 16-nation competition will be staged in the two venues of Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw in October with the top four teams qualifying for the FIFA U-20 World Cup to be played in New Zealand next year.