U-23s lose to Macedonia in friendly
Aachen, Germany: In their second friendly during a week long training camp in the German city of Aachen; Qatar Olympic team lost to their counterparts of Macedonia 1-0 on Tuesday.
Substitute Marko score matches’ lone goal for Macedonia in 52nd minute.
Three days earlier, Qatar shared a 1-1 draw with Ireland.
Led by Qatari coach Fahad Thani; the Olympic team played three friendlies against Tanzania (twice) and Senegal in Doha before departing to Germany in their first assembly under the reign of the new coach.
Qatar’s Olympic squad is set to compete in the 2014 Asian Games in Korea next November.
Thani named the squad in what was his first announcement as the coach of the Under-23 players.
The Qatari coach was given charge of the Olympic squad last month.
Qatar squad:Abdul Rahman Ahmed Jassim, Ahmed Qadri (Al Ahli ) Hilal Mohamed ( Al Khor ) Fahad Younis (El Jaish ) Ibrahim Dami, Nasser Saad, Ahmed Majeed Anad, Ahmed Aladdin, Abdulrahman Karbi, Mohamed Alaa El Din ( Al Rayyan ) Bader Saleh Al Yazidi, Musab Khidr, Muhannad Naim ( Al Sadd ) Fahd Al-Marri, Abdul Rahman Break Harazi, Barakat Mohamed Shaaban ( Al Saliyah ) Al Mas Abdullah, Ahmed Fathi ( Al Arabi ) Saud Mohammed Khulaki, OthmanYahri ( Al Gharafa ) Ahmed Fadel ( Al Wakra ) Abdulaziz Sharif, Nasser Saleh Mohammed Khalfan, Abdulla Ali, Ahmed Yasser Mohammadi ( Lekhwiya ) Faisal Ghlum ) Qatar SC)
Coach: Faha Thani