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Doha: The Vice-President of the Qatar Football Association (QFA), Mr. Saud Al Mohannadi received today, Monday 13 August, Mauritius’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mr. Azad Dhomun in QFA’s headquarters located in Al Bidda Tower.   The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to strengthen and further develop them. They also discussed matters of mutual interest … Read More
DOHA: The second edition of the hugely popular Qatargas U-23 League will kick off on Sept 4.     The Qatar Football Association (QFA) confirmed this on Wednesday.     The 2018-19 edition will feature 12 teams: Al Duhail, Al Sadd, Qatar SC, Al Rayyan, Al Kharaitiyat, Al Gharafa, Umm Salal, Al Ahli, Al Khor, … Read More
  DOHA: Coach Unai Melgosa on Tuesday announced Qatar’s 21-member squad for this month’s Asian Games.     Key players Almoez Ali, Akram Afif, Basam Al Rawi and Abdullah Abdulsalam have not been included since the quartet will appear for Al Duhail and Al Sadd in their AFC Champions League quarter-finals slated for later this … Read More
Doha: Striker Sebastian Soria on Wednesday lauded the performance of his players, saying team effort helped his side win the Sheikh Jassim Cup. Al Rayyan, playing under new coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena, beat Al Duhail 6-4 in a penalty shootout to lift the first trophy of the new football season in Qatar. “It was a team … Read More
DOHA: Al Rayyan on Wednesday launched the new football season by beating Al Duhail in a penalty shoot-out to win the Sheikh Jassim Cup. With new coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena watching from the touchline, Al Rayyan players exhibited great calm to score on all of their five penalties to win the match 6-4. Both sides ended … Read More
VALENCIA, SPAIN: Qatar’s U-19 boys suffered a late 1-2 defeat at the hands of Morocco in the third round match of the C.O.T.I.F Tournament at Els Arcs Municipal Stadium, L’ Alcudia.     Following a goalless first half that saw Morocco miss a penalty kick; Sharafa Gharib scored Morocco’s first on 53 minutes but was … Read More
TABARKA, Tunisia: A workshop for elite referees in which Qatar referees also took part has come to an end here in this coastal town located in north-western Tunisia. The workshop – that ran from July 14 to July 29 – featured 43 referees and assistants, it was announced. Four international referees from the Republic of … Read More
DOHA: Al Duhail, winners of three trophies last season, on Wednesday will take on football giants Al Rayyan in the Sheikh Jassim Cup final at the Al Sadd Stadium. If a clear winner does not emerge in regulation time on Wednesday night then penalties would be played to force a result, organisers said on Tuesday. … Read More
VALENCIA, SPAIN: Qatar’s U-19 boys on Monday  lost to their counterparts from Uruguay on day two of the ten-side International Football Tournament.     A strike by  charrúa Vecino in the 54th minute saw Uruguay home in a  physical game at Els Arcs Municipal Stadium, L’ Alcudia.     This was Qatar’s first loss in … Read More
L’ Alcudia, Spain: Mohammed Waad converted from the penalty spot in the first half to help Qatar u-19 to a 1-0 win over Valenciana (a side consisting of the top youth players in the Valencia region) in the opening match of Group A in the L ’ Alcúdia International under-20 Football Tournament, at Els Arcs … Read More
DOHA: Qatar U-23 team will continue to train in Doha until August 8 when they depart for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, it was announced on Saturday.   The Games will be held from August 14 to September 1 in Jakarta and Palembang.   The Qatar squad will miss key players Al-Moiz Ali, Akram … Read More
  DOHA: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has announced VAR will be used during the Sheikh Jassim Cup final.   Qatari international referee Khamis Al Marri will officiate in the clash between Al Duhail and Al Rayyan on August 1   The match, which will kick off at 7:00 pm, is set to be played … Read More

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