Qatar lose to England in Toulon tournament

Fos-Sur-Mer, France: England U-21 on Friday beat Qatar U-19 4-0 in

their final Toulon Tournament group game at Stade Parsemain in Fos-

Sur-Mer but were made to wait to secure qualification for the semi-finals.


Second-half strikes from Ronaldo Vieira (58), Tammy Abraham (61) and

Adam Armstrong (72) added to an earlier own goal (38 – Ahmed Suhail)

rounded up a solid show for the reigning champions.


But the Young Lions face a wait to discover their fate, hoping Scotland lose

to South Korea on Saturday in which case they would qualify for the semi-

finals as the best second place.


Qatar lost to Mexico 4-1 before being held to a 1-1 draw against China in their

earlier matches.


The young qatari squad will now look forward to find solace in the classification

match set to take place on June 5.


Qatar were using the event to prepare for the AFC U-19 Asian Cup to be played

in Indonesia this October.


Qatar will start their Asian Cup 2018 match against UAE on Oct. 18. In the second

game, Qatar will face Indonesia on Oct. 21 before taking on China’s Taipei team on

the 24th of the same month.


Qatar squad:

Marwan Badreddine, Al Ahly, Shehab Leithi, Baha Al Leithi, Mohammed Qambar, Ahmed

Hammam, Ali Karimi, Youssef Ayman, Nasser Baksh, Adel Mousa, Abdullah Ali, Khalid

Mohammed, Nasser Abdel Salam, Nasser Al-Yazidi, Ahmed Genihi, Youssef Abdel Razek,

Hassan Belnig, Hashim Ali, and Abdullah Murisi.

FIFA Ranking Who's at the Top

97 India
98 Qatar
99 Palestine