Qatar Football AssociationNews
31.12.2015 3:00 in :

DOHA: Qatar under 23 beat their Yemeni counterparts 1-0 courtesy

of an Akram Afif goal in the friendly held at Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium

on Wednesday.

The win was more good news for coach Felix Sanchez, coming on the

heels of 27 December’s 2-0 victory over Uzbekistan .

Felix and his group of 25 players will leave for Antalya, Turkey, on

Thursday, Qatar football Association (QFA) said on Wednesday.

In Turkey, Qatar will play a friendly against Iceland on January 6.

The Qatari squad will return to Doha on January 7 and resume training

immediately for the Jan 12-30 AFC U-23 Championship to be held in


The top three sides in the three-week event will grab a spot each in

the football competition at the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio

de Janeiro.

Qatar squad: Muhannad Naeem, Musab Al-Khader, Abdul Karim Hassan, Ali

Asad, Mohammed Alaa, Bassam Hisham, Ahmed Alaa, Ahmed Fadel, Tariq

Salman, Mohammed Muntari, Ahmed Yasser, Abdul Rahman Mohammed, Wazan

Naem, Sultan Bareik, Tamim Mohammed, Mohammed Bakri, Essam Madapo,

Moiaz Ali, Fahad Ali, Ahmed Moin, Abdullah Abdul Salam, Akram Afif,

Salim Al-Hajri, Yusuf Hassan and Ahmed Al-Saadi.

Coach: Felix Sanchez