Al Kharaitiyat prolong QNB Stars League stay
Doha: Al Kharaitiyat managed to hold on to their place in the QNB Stars League
as they won the play-off battle with Al Wakrah 2-1 at the Al Ahli Stadium.
The match between Al Kharaitiyat, which 11th in the recently concluded QSL and
Al Wakrah, the Qatargas Second Division runners-up, got off to a fast pace.
Al Kharaitiyat went into the lead through Rachid Tiberkanine in the 17th minute
and consolidated the lead through Majid Salmeen in the 73rd minute.
Al Wakrah salvaged some pride with a late goal from Anthony Bassey in the 86th
Al Kharaitiyat were assured of the 11th spot following their 3-2 victory over Qatar SC
in Week 21, while Al Wakrah finished second behind Al Shahaniya, the Second Division
champions, who will feature in next season’s QSL.