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Qatar is planning to Ensure Security at World Cup 2022

How Qatar is Planning to Ensure Security at World…

Qatar is expected to deploy tens of thousands of security forces to ensure a seamless World Cup. The host country has signed numerous security cooperation deals with several countries. More than 1.2 million fans are expected to visit Qatar during the competition which runs from November 20 to December 18. Qatar security forces, along with partners from 13 countries, have carried out a five-day security exercise across the country. The drills were aimed at testing the readiness and responsiveness of the emergency services,
QNB Stars League: Al Rayyan Defeat Al Ahli

QNB Stars League: Al Rayyan Defeat Al Ahli

 Al Rayyan beat Al Ahli 1-0 in Week 5 of 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League at the Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday. Yacine Brahimi (83rd-minute penalty) scored the only goal of the match. Al Rayyan took their points tally to six with their first victory and Al Ahli stood on three points following their second defeat. The match got off to a fast-paced start. Al Rayyan's Hashem Ali picked on a neat cross from the centre, but his rushed shot went wayward but

Strict bubble for players and officials for Club World…

The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020, which was due to be played in December, was postponed due to COVID-19. Players and officials will be part of a strict medical bubble system designed to protect their health and wellbeing. This will include regular COVID-19 testing, safe transportation methods, and regular disinfection of tournament venues, including training and media facilities. Fans will be allowed to attend matches. In accordance with guidance from Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health, each stadium’s capacity will be limited to

Qatar u-16 set for two friendly games against Lebanon

DOHA: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has announced a squad of 26 U-16 players who will play two friendly matches against Lebanon this month. Qatar is preparing for the AFC U-16 Asian Cup finals to be held in Bahrain. The Qatar squad that assembled on Saturday continues training until November 16. The first friendly match will be held on November 12 (Pitch No.4) and the second on November 15 (pitch No.5) at the Aspire Academy. The two friendlies are part of our national

Spanish architecture to reflect on World Cup stadiums of…

Spanish influence which is profound in Qatar football in terms of number of coaches - right from the top down to the grassroot level - is not limited to just the tactical part but also extends to the infrastructure that the FIFA 2022 World Cup hosts are putting together for the football extravaganza. The third stadium to be purpose built for the tournament, the Education City Stadium has Spanish roots as it is designed by a Spanish architecture firm Education City Stadium has

Last-gasp goal gives Al Arabi full points against Umm…

Al Arabi defeated Umm Salal 2-1 in Week 4 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Arabi Stadium on Monday. In fact, Al Arabi grabbed a famous victory, their first in this season’s league, from the brink of a draw with a last-gasp goal. Abdulaziz Al Ansari (45+1) and Mehrdad Mohammadi (90+4) scored for Al Arabi, while Abdennour Belhocini pulled one back for Umm Salal in the 68th minute through a penalty. Al Arabi moved on to four points. After

2020-21 QNB Stars League Week 4 Review

The 2020-21 season QNB Stars League was back after a long break. The Week 4 matches were played on Saturday, 17th October, Sunday, 18th October, and Monday, 19th October, at the Al Duhail, Al Khor, Al Ahli, Al Gharafa and Al Arabi Stadiums. One of the six matches ended in a draw and a total of 11 goals were scored. The highlight of the results was Al Arabi recording their first victory in this season’s league competition when they pulled off a lasp-gasp

Qatar Football Family e-Sports Tournament final at Mall of…

The Qatar Football Family (QFF) e-Sports Tournament, jointly organised by the Qatar Football Association, Qatar Stars League and Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, will conclude at the Mall of Qatar, on the evening of Tuesday, 20th October, 2020. The tournament, being held from 6th to 20th October with the participation of a number of e-sports fans in Qatar only on PlayStation 4, is a new initiative aimed at raising awareness of the game of football and reaching out to all sections of

QNB Stars League Week 19 – Al Rayyan vs…

Saturday, 1st August, 2020 16:30 kick-off at Al Janoub Stadium Al Rayyan face Al Arabi in a much-awaited encounter in Week 19 of the 2019-20 QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 16:30 at the Al Janoub Stadium on Saturday, 1st August, 2020. Al Rayyan are second in the table with 41 points, two less than leaders Al Duhail. The Lions have 12 wins, five draws and one defeat against their name. Their goal difference is +21 (36 goals for and 15 against).
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QNB Stars League – Schedule & Team Standings

The Qatar Stars League ( QSL) announced the schedule of matches in Weeks 18, 19 and 20 of the 2019-20 season QNB Stars League, after co-ordination with the authorities concerned. The matches will be played at three stadiums having cooling technology - Education City, Al Janoub and Jassim bin Hamad. It may be noted that the kick-off timings and venues of matches in the last two weeks (21 and 22) will be finalized later based on the results and standings of teams in

Copa America 2020: Qatar Set For An Impressive Second…

After impressing on their debut last year, Qatar will be hoping for an improved performance at the Copa America 2020 in which the Asian champions are set to play five matches in the group phase. Qatar - the 2022 World Cup hosts - appearing as a guest side along with Japan in the 2019 edition, lost to Argentina (2-0) but drew 2-2 against Paraguay before being edged out by Colombia (1-0). The Copa America 2020 will be held from June 12 to July