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18.03.2017 0:36 in :
DOHA: Qatar coach Jorge Fossati has brought together players of the

national Olympic and senior teams ahead of the side’s 2018 FIFA World

Cup qualifying matches this month.

Qatar are preparing hard for their Asian Zone matches against Iran in

Doha on March 23 and Uzbekistan (away clash) on March 28.

Players of Al Rayyan and Lekhwiya – who are part of the national team

set-up – conducted a special training session on Wednesday. On the

same day, a number of Qatar Olympic squad also trained under the

watchful eyes of coach Fossati, team officials said on Thursday.

Players Karim Boudiaf, Asim Madibo, Muhammad Musa, Louise Martin, Ali

Hassan Afif, Moaaz Ali, Ismail Mohammed, Musab Al-Khader, Ahmed Alaa,

Sebastian Syria, Rodrigo Tabata, Omar Barry had left the national team

training camp to represent Al Rayyan and Lekhwiya in their AFC

Champions League games.

Those players were back in action on Wednesday following their AFC

Champions League games. A total of 14 Qatar Olympic squad players are

trained at the national camp.

Fossati has given players a day off on Thursday, team officials have


On Friday, the players will assemble again but the session will be

held behind closed doors. On Saturday, the squad will train with the

Qatar Olympic team, QFA said on Thursday.

Last week, Qatar lost to Azerbaijan 2-1 in a friendly at Al Sadd Stadium.