Qatar Football AssociationNews
13.05.2016 11:41 in :

DOHA: The best sides in the country have reached the semi-finals of
the Emir Cup, Ali Hmoud Al Nuaimi, Chairman Competitions Department,
QFA, said on Thursday.

On Friday, Al Rayyan face arch-rivals Al Sadd in the first semi-finals
while in the second last-four clash, Lekhwiya play El Jaish.

Both semi-finals will be played at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium.

“We congratulate the teams that have reached the semi-finals. Without
any fear of contradiction, we can say the best sides in the country
have reached the semi-finals,” Al Nuaimi said on Thursday.

“We have seen some exciting football in the games leading up to the
semi-finals. The quality of football has been assured and engaging,”
he said.

“One gets the feeling that the best of the teams playing the
semi-finals is yet to come,” Al Nuaimi said.

“I am sure we will see a packed house for the two games,” he said.

“We had a technical meeting with club representatives in which
discussed a series of topics. We have arranged for family areas which
means we expect families turning up in large numbers,” he said.

Al Nuaimi said fans of Al Rayyan will get to enter Jassim Bin Hamad
Stadium through gates 2, 3, 4 and 5 while home fans will use gates 6,
7, 8 and 9.

He added that Lekhwiya fans can use gates 2, 3, 4 and 5 while fans of
El Jaish will be allowed through gates 6, 7, 8 and 9.