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Webinar on Modern Learning, QFA, ASEAN Football Federation

Qatar Football Association and ASEAN Football Federation will hold a second workshop as part of the Multimedia Learning series, beginning today until Thursday, to increase awareness of and tackle bribery, match-fixing, and illicit betting practices that undermine football credibility. The series occurs within the scope of the deepening of collaboration and activation of the Memorandum between football federations, as well as representing the immediate need to exchange information on recent developments in this region. With the cooperation of all 12 AFF Member Organisations,

QFA Second Division wins for Al Shahaniya and Muaither

DOHA: The matches in the third round of the Second Division concluded on Friday evening when Al Shahaniya beat Al Bidda 2-1 as Muaither proved too good for Al Waab 2-0 while Lusail edged past Mesaimeer 1-0. In the fourth match, Al Shamal played a goalless draw with Al Markhiya. With these results, Al Shamal are at top the table with 7 points ahead of Al Shahaniya (7 points) and Al Markhiya (4 points). Muaither are at fourth spot. While Mesaimeer, Al Bidda

QFA president meets ambassadors of Paraguay Mexico and Costa…

DOHA: Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Qatar Football Association (QFA), on Tuesday held fruitful discussions with the ambassadors of Paraguay, Mexico and Costa Rica in Al Bidda Tower. H E Angel Ramon Barchini, the Paraguayan ambassador, H E Mrs Graciela Gómez Garcia, Ambassador of Mexico, and H E Alvaro Mariano Segura Avila, Ambassador of Costa Rica met with the QFA President. Diego Estigarribia, Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Mission at the Embassy of Paraguay, was also present.

Sanchez announces 27 player roster for November friendlies

DOHA: Qatar coach Felix Sanchez on Saturday announced a squad of 27 players ahead of the two international friendlies against Costa Rica and Korea Republic on the 13th and 17th of November. The national team’s training for the current gathering will start on Sunday until the return date from Austria on November 18, after which the players will join the ranks of their clubs. The team’s list included: Muataz Barsham, Pedro Miguel, Tariq Salman, Abdel-Karim Hassan, Boualem Khoukhi, Hassan Al-Haydos, Akram Afif, Musab

Al Arabi end 26-year wait to reach Amir Cup…

DOHA: Al Arabi ended a 26-year wait to reach the final of the Amir Cup with a convincing 2-0 win over Al Markhiya at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium. After several years of frustration, the Doha historic outfit fans will be dreaming of a ninth Amir Cup title, though holders Al Duhail or Al Sadd wait for them in the final. Goals from Aron Gunnarsson (17th minute) and Abdulaziz al-Ansari (59th) were enough for Al Arabi to see off Markhiya, ending the second

Al Duhail and Al Sadd ready for Amir Cup…

DOHA: An exciting battle is on the cards on Saturday when football giants Al Duhail clash with Al Sadd in the semi-finals of the Amir Cup. The match will be played at Al Duhail’s home turf at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium with kick-off set for 6:00pm. Al Duhail coach Sabri Lamouchi said he knows what to expect from the clash. “I know everything about the players and our rivals. I just hope we deliver a good performance against Al Sadd,” Lamouchi said on

Al Markhiya ready to face giants Al Arabi in…

DOHA: Unheralded Al Markhiya are ready to face Doha giants Al Arabi in the first semifinal of the Amir Cup on Friday. Al Markhiya coach Omar Naji said on Thursday his team has the ability to upset a ‘strong side like Al Arabi’ at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium on Friday. “Reaching the Amir Cup semifinal is a very positive thing for us. We respect Al Arabi as it is a great team with well-known players but we have a good chance to get

Nike reveals Qatar Football National Team collection – Maroons…

Nike and Qatar Football Association revelead on Sunday the new 2020 Qatar Football National Team collection that will be the official kit for the team in the coming competitions. The new Home and Away collection fuses traditional colours with the latest Nike innovations to create a sophisticated and modern look. The customary maroon home kit pulses with national pride, alongside an elegant white away in a collection befitting a nation gripped by football fever. In two years, Qatar will host the world game’s

QFA Decides to Complete Amir Cup in July-August

The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has decided to complete the Amir Cup for the current season. The QFA decision was conveyed to the clubs provided the dates of the remaining two phases are determined later. The competition stopped after the end of the quarter-finals while the semis and and final were scheduled to be held when coronavirus outbreak happened. Al Sadd meets Al Duhail and Al Arabi with Al Markhiya in the semifinals. Amir Cup is the season-ending tournament and was supposed to

Amir Cup Quarter-Finals: QFA Announce Dates, Venues, Schedule

The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has announced the schedule for the Amir Cup Quarter-Finals on Sunday. The matches will be played on four back to back days in four different venues. On March 11, Al Arabi will face Al Ahli in the Amir Cup Quarterfinals at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium. It is the home ground to the Al Duhail Club. On March 12, Al Rayyan will take on Al Markhiya at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, home ground of Al Sadd Club. March