Qatar Football AssociationNews
28.03.2016 15:43 in :

DOHA: Qatar coach Daniel Carreno wants his players to up the ante

against China on Match 29 when the two sides clash in a 2018 FIFA

World Cup/ 2019 Asian Cup qualifying clash.

Qatar beat Hong Kong 2-0 in Doha on Thursday to retain their unbeaten

status in Group C, Asian Zone qualifying campaign.

But the veteran Uruguayan coach wants more from his side.

“China must be fought with discipline and a good level of football. It

is important to qualify directly to the next stage of qualifiers,”

Carreno said at the pre-game press conference held at Shaanxi Province


“I will be looking at some (new) players in this clash as we have

important games coming in upcoming months,” Carreno said

while talking about international friendlies against Albania and

Austria in a little over two month’s time.

“We are aware of the fact that China need to win the match, this means

That we will be on the receiving end of play for extended periods”.

Hosts of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, arrived in China on Sunday and

hit the training pitch the today for a final rehearsal.

Al Anabi have 21 points from seven matches.