Coach Sanchez announces squad for Copa America 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO: Qatar squad under Felix Sanchez on Thursday announced the squad that will take part in next month’s Copa America.
Asian champions Qatar are currently training in Porto Bela, a coastal town near Rio.
Copa America, the continental championshop will be held from June 15-July 7.
Squad: Mohammed Ahmed Al-Bakri, Abdullah Abdulsalam, Ali Hassan Afif, Yousuf Hassan Ali, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Moin, Tamim Al-Muhaizah, Saad Al-Sheeb, Abdul Karim Hassan, Pedro Miguel, Tarek Salman, Boualem Khouki, Hassan Al-Haydos, Akram Afif, Hamed Ismail, Al-Moez Ali, Bassam Al-Rawi, Karim Boudiaf, Assem Madbo, Sultan Al-Brik, Abdel-Aziz Hatem, Mehdi Ali, Salem Al-Hajri, Abdul Rahman Mohammed and Ismael Mohammed.
On June 5 Qatar take on five-time World Champions Brazil in an international friendly at the Mané Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia.
The Brazil friendly will be followed by a friendly with a club, coach Sanchez announced last week.
Qatar face Paraguay on June 16 followed by a match against Colombia on June 19. Qatar face former World Cup champions Argentina on June 23.
The Copa America will take place from June 15 to July 7 at six stadiums in five cities with the participantion of 12 teams.
Qatar and Japan are the invited teams for this year’s Copa America.