U-23: Sanchez announces squad for November training camp
DOHA: Felix Sanchez on Monday announced a 31-man squad for the team’s November training sessions in preparation for the AFC Asian U-23 Championship, which will be held in Thailand from January 8 to 26 next year. The 18-day event will be played to decide berths for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics football competition.
Qatar’s Olympic team qualified for the AFC U-23 Championship finals after leading the group in the qualifiers hosted by Doha. In the event, Qatar drew with Oman 2-2 after beating Afghanistan 2-0 and crushing Nepal 5-0.
Qatar team topped the overall standings in Group A with 7 points from 3 games. Qatar were ahead of Oman on goal difference and three points clear of Afghanistan. Nepal failed to bag any points.
Mohamed Ismail Abu Shanab, Amr Siraj, Andrei Siaputra, Abdullah Ali Saie, Ahmed Al Janahi, Salah Hassan, Hamam Al-Amin, Khalid Ali, Ahmed, Yazan Naim, Hazem Shehata, Salmeen Ateeq Al-Rumaihi, Meshaal Bersham, Hashem Ali, Ibrahim Masoud, Mowaffaq Awad, Khalid Mohammed, Nasser Al-Yazidi, Adel Bader, Ahmed Al-Menhali, Abdul-Arshi, Abdul Rashid Bahaa Mamdouh Laithi, Khalifa Maliki, Jassim Jaber, Shihab Mamdouh Laithi and Nasser Abdul Salam.
Coach: Felix Sanchez