Qatar prepare to leave for Asian Games
DOHA: Qatar U-23 team will continue to train in Doha until August 8 when they depart for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, it was announced on Saturday.
The Games will be held from August 14 to September 1 in Jakarta and Palembang.
The Qatar squad will miss key players Al-Moiz Ali, Akram Afif, Bassam Al-Rawi and Abdullah Abdulsalam who will be busy with club duties in the AFC Champions League quarterfinals to be be played in late August.
Qatar will play in Group B of the 2018 Asian Games. Group B also includes Thailand, Uzbekistan and Bangladesh.
Al Anabi face Uzbekistan on August 14.
Squad: Ahmed Moin, Khaled Munir, Abdel Rahman Mohammed, Hazem Ahmed, Bader Bader, Mishal Ibrahim, Hatem Kamal, Tariq Salman, Tamim Al Muhaize, Yousuf Hassan, Elias Ahmed, Ahmed Al Saadi, Saoud Farhan, Mishal Al Shammari, Mohammed Al Bakri, Yazen Naeem, Jassim Mohammed, Omar Al Emadi, Nasser Al Nasr, and Ahmed Fadel.