Qatar Football AssociationNews
14.05.2016 5:15 in :

DOHA: ‎Lekhwiya on Friday marched into the final of the Emir

Cup for thefirst time in their history when they outplayed El

Jaish SC 2-1 in the second semi-final played at the Jassim

Bin Hamad Stadium.

El Jaish took the lead in the 28th minute when their star striker

Abderrazzaq Hamed-Allah scored through a penalty.

However, Lekhwiya made a perfect comeback when their South

Korean midfielder Nam Tae-Hee squared the scores at one-all in

the 45th minute before Mohammed Moussa Ali seal their victory in

the 79th minute with a perfect header.

The South Korean produced a great freekick, one that curled over

the wall and straight into the near corner of the goal. Coach Belmadi’s

reaction – running around and punching the air – said it all.
In the second half too, Lekhwiya saw more of the ball then Jaish. They

had a few sporadic attempts but none that were too threatening. Lekhwiya

brought on striker Mohamed Muntari to increase their scoring chances

but it was a short stint that ended in pain. The lanky striker pulled up

after being on the pitch for barely a few minutes. The knee injury that

seemed to have kept him out seemed to have resurfaced and Muntari

was see in tears later as he had to be replaced. Luiz Martin came on

in his place.

Lekhwiya continued to look for the goal and though many attempts

were wasted they finally got one in through Musa. The defender has

an uncanny ability to put himself on the scoresheet and it was he

who scored the winning goal, off a corner, in the 79th minute. Lekhwiya

will now hope for a similar strong performance against Sadd and look

to claim a piece of silverware this season.

Lekhwiya will meet Al Sadd who look to defend theirtitle in the final

which will be played at the same venue on May 20.