Qatar Football AssociationNews
07.04.2016 22:10 in :

DOHA: Qatar juniors – defending champions of AFC U-19

Championship – are preparing for their training camp in

Croatia, details showed on Thursday.

Coached by Oscar Cano, Qatar are gearing up for the 2016

edition of AFC U-19 Championship to be held in Bahrain

later this year.

Qatar’s third training camp will be held in Croatia from April 15

to 23, QFA said on Thursday.

Since the begening of the year 2016, Cano’s boys underwent extensive

training camps in Morocco and Spain where the juniors also played

international friendlies.

Once in Croatia, Qatar squad will train twice daily, team officials said on


The national squad and the backroom staff will return to Doha on April 23.

During the forthcoming trip, Qatar will play friendlies against Croatia on the

19th and the 21st of this month.

“We have some exciting players in our squad. We have got some good results in

the last two overseas training camps,” a team official said.

“The two friendlies in Croatia are important as we build combinations

for games later in the summer,” the official said.

“We are the defending champions at AFC U-19 Championship. We want

to prepare the best way possible,” the official said.

Qatar will also travel to Belgium and the Netherland‎s in May and June.

After Ramadan break, Qatar squad will assemble again and head to

Switzerland and Spain for two more training camps.