Under 19: Coach Cano names Asian Cup squad
DOHA: Qatar coach Oscar Cano on Sunday named a 23-member national
squad for this month’s AFC U-19 Asian Cup, the Qatar Football
Association (QFA) has confirmed.
Qatar, the defending champions, are ready for the October 13-30
tournament to be held in Manama, Bahrain, a QFA official said.
Qatar will leave for Bahrain on Monday morning and will resume
training for their Group C matches the same day. The teams in Group C
are Japan, Yemen and Iran besides Qatar.
Cano’s boys face Iran on October 14, Yemen on October 17 and Japan on
October 20 in the preliminary stages of the tournament.
Qatar won the 2014 edition in Myanmar by beating North Korea in the
final. The champions in 2014 later qualified to play the 2015 FIFA
U-20 World Cup held in New Zealand.
Fahad Al Shammari is the Director of the team.
Squad: Sayed Hassan Issa, Nasser Al-Saadi, Mohammed Said Ibrahim,
Abdul Rahman Mohammed Mustafa, Mashaal, Ibrahim Faraj, Badr Al-Hamad,
Khaled Mazeed, Munir Ahmad, Bakri Mohammed, Walid Hassan Bakhit,
Hussein Ali Behzad, Saad Khalifa Khamis, Khaled Mubarak Al-Nuaimi,
Tarek Salman, Suleiman Abdul, Rashid Ibrahim, Mohammed Ahmed, Hassan
Ahmed, Bassam Naeem, Hisham Al-Rawi, Abdullah Abdul Salam, Ahmed
Bakhit, Alohrq Menhali, Nasser Abdel-Salam Alohrq, Awad Ahmed
Al-Muwaffaq and Mohammed Uday.
Coach: Oscar Cano