Qatar Football AssociationNews
05.08.2016 5:18 in :

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: The under 19 Gulf Football Championship will

be held at Aspire Academy, this was announced at the draw ceremony

of the event on Thursday.

The August 22-September 3 round robin tournament will see teams from

Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia competing for the biannual


The draw ceremony held in Bahrain , was conducted by Mirza Ahmed, General

Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee in the presence of Ali Jassem

Muftah, the Tournament Director.

Muftah welcomed officials before conducting the draw ceremony which also

saw representatives of the participating teams.

“We know we are getting ready for a great event since Qatar is famous for hosting

big events,” Muftah said.

It was revealed the team with the highest number of points will emerge winners

with all sides playing against each other once.

Every day two games will be played, the organisers said.

The first game will kick off at 4:00pm while the second match will start at 6:40pm.

Qatar play the UAE on August 24 while Bahrain take on Oman on August 26.