Qatar Football AssociationNews
27.10.2015 1:51 in :

DAMMAM: Saudi Arabia on Monday edged past Qatar 2-1 in their closing

clash of the GCC Games football competition at Mohammed Bin Fahd


Despite the win, Saudi finished second to Gold medalists Bahrain, while

Qatar took solace in the bronze medal in the three-team event.

Bassam Hisham opened the scoring for Qatar on the half hour mark when

he headed home from a corner. However, Mohammed Aida drew Saudi level

two minutes later.

Raed Al Ghamadi sealed the game for the hosts on 43 minutes.

Qatar is featuring in the event to make use of maximum match practice

ahead of the AFC U23 Cup to be held in Doha in January 2016.

Qatar will undergo a strenuous training camp from November 1 to 17 as part of

Qatar’s preparation for the AFC U-23 Cup to be held in Doha in January 2016.

Another final training camp will commence on December 14 and remain

active until the start of the event in January.