Al Sailiya crowned QFA Cup champions
DOHA: Al Sailiya have been crowned QFA Cup champions after beating Al Markhiya 1-0 at Hamad Bin Khalifa Stadium.
Al Sailiya collected their second title this season after winning the Ooredoo Cup at the expense of Al Rayyan in March.
The trophy ceremony came immediately after the end of the match, which took place in accordance with the MOPH’s health and safety measures followed by the Qatar Football Association (QFA).
Al Sailiyah players and the technical and administrative staff received the gold medals.
The first half ended with a goalless draw but Brazilian Bizera scored the game’s only goal in the 74th minute.
Al Markhiya – who play in the Second Division – are credited with reaching the final without a loss and after defeating Al Gharafa twice.
The road to the final
Al Sailiya reached the final after beating Al Shamal 4-2 in the quarter-final match. Lusail and Al Waab were the other teams in Al Sailiya’s group.
Al Markhiya qualified for the final with a 4-1 win over Mesaimeer. Al Gharafa, Qatar SC and Al Shahaniya were the other teams in Al Markhiya’s group.