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QSL: Al Gharafa aims for full points against Al…

In today's QNB Stars League Round 21 match against Al Wakrah, Al Gharafa will be aiming for all three points as the Cheetahs battle for a spot in next year's AFC Champions League. The Week-21 match, which was originally scheduled for April 6, was moved up due to Al Gharafa's play-off with FC AGMK of Uzbekistan in Doha on April 7 place in the AFC Champions League group stage this year. The match at Al Gharafa Stadium is scheduled to begin at 5:00

Qatar Stars League Holds Co-ordination Meeting Ahead of Qatar…

As part of arrangements and preparations for the 2021 Qatar Cup final, to be played between Al Duhail and Al Sadd on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Al Duhail Stadium, the Qatar Stars League (QSL) held a Co-ordination Meeting at its Headquarters in Al Bidda Tower in the presence of the Executive Director of Sales, Marketing and Communication at the QSL Hassan Rabiah Al Kuwari, Director of Media and Communication at the QSL Abdullah Saleh Al Sulaiti, and the Head of Football Operations

Sensational thriller for Al Sadd to win against Al…

Last night, when they battled twice to steal a tense 3-2 win over Al Arabi, Al Sadd remained true to the word, thanks to fast goals by Baghdad Bounedjah and Santiago Cazorla late in the game. Leading the match 2-1, Al Arabi were sensing an upset victory over Al Sadd – still unbeaten in the season – but Bounedjah’s 90th-minute header and Cazorla’s stunning shot in the second minute of stoppage time shocked The Dream Team as The Wolves moved to just one

Ooredoo Cup: Al Duhail beat Qatar SC 1-0

Al Duhail beat Qatar SC 1-0 in Round 4 (Group A) of the 2020-21 season Ooredoo Cup at the Qatar SC Stadium on Wednesday. The only goal of the match was scored by Yasen Abdallah in the 43rd minute. Al Duhail thus opened their account with their first victory, while Qatar SC stayed on four points. Al Duhai’s Under-23 player Walid Othman, after finding a little open space near the Qatar SC box, fired a powerful shot that was palmed away by keeper

Al Sailiya and Al Wakrah play 2-2 draw

Al Sailiya and Al Wakrah were locked in a 2-2 draw in Round 4 (Group A) of the 2020-21 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Khor Stadium on Wednesday. Abdullah Al Marri (18th minute) and Tiago Bezerra (42nd-minute penalty) scored for Al Sailiya. Jassim Al Jalabi (45+1-minute penalty and 59th-minute penalty) scored for Al Wakrah. Al Sailiya and Al Wakrah are now on five and eight points respectively. Al Sailiya opened the scoring when Al Marri capitalised on Al Wakrah’s defensive lapse and

Al Sailiya down Al Gharafa in six-goal thriller

Al Sailiya defeated Al Gharafa 4-2 in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Ahli Stadium on Monday. Mohanad Ali (fifth and 71st minutes), Mohammed Mudather (45+3) and Ahmed Hammoudan (60th minute) scored for Al Sailiya. Muad Hassan (26th minute) and Jonathan Kodjia (35th minute) found the target for Al Gharafa. Al Sailiya and Al Gharafa are now on seven and nine points respectively. The fast-paced game saw high drama from start. The teams matched each other ball

Al Kharaitiyat edge Al Khor 2-1 to get full…

Al Kharaitiyat beat Al Khor 2-1 in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Khor Stadium on Monday. Mohammed Osman (45+2) and Rachid Tiberkanine (84th minute) scored for Al Kharaitiyat. New recruit Giannis Fetfatzidis found the target for Al Khor in the 55th minute. Promoted side Al Kharaitiyat raised their points to six with their second victory, their first being against Qatar SC in Week 2. Al Khor, who remained on three points, could not repeat their performance

Al Duhail bounce back to edge Al Rayyan in…

Holders Al Duhail defeated Al Rayyan 2-1 in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez (Dudu) and Ramin Rezaeian scored for Al Duhail in the 68th (penalty) and 90+3 minutes respectively after Al Rayyan took the lead through Yacine Brahimi in the 42nd minute. Al Duhail raised their points tally to nine and Al Rayyan stood on seven after five rounds of action. The highlight match of Week 5 between last season’s

Al Sadd go on scoring spree against Al Ahli

Al Sadd had it easy against Al Ahli, winning 7-1, in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Ahli Stadium on Sunday. Hashem Ali (fifth and 36th minutes), Rodrigo Tabata (13th), Akram Afif (30th), Santi Cazorla (45th), Nam Tae-Hee (58th) and Ahmed Sayyar (90+1) scored for Al Sadd, who moved on to 13 points with their fourth victory to top the table by surpassing Al Ahli. Nabil El Zhar gave Al Ahli’s lone reply in the 54th minute.

Amendment to protocol regarding match tickets for fans for…

In line with the continuous reviews of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic-related protocols which the Qatar Stars League (QSL) follows in co-operation with the Ministry of Public Health, it has been decided to increase the number of tickets allowed to be purchased through the official website (tickets.qsl.qa) to four tickets per person starting from Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League and Round 4 of the Ooredoo Cup. An individual can buy tickets for himself or for others provided that each beneficiary’s data

Al Gharafa score 2-0 win over Al Kharaitiyat

Al Gharafa defeated Al Kharaitiyat by two second-half goals in Week 4 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Sunday. Koo Ja-Cheol (67th minute) and Jonathan Kodjia (85th minute) scored the goals for Al Gharafa, who now have nine points. The Cheetahs had earlier beaten Qatar SC 2-0 and Al Arabi 2-1, but lost 1-3 to Al Rayyan. Al Kharaitiyat remained on three points. The Thunders beat Qatar SC 2-1, but suffered defeat against Al Sadd (1-5)

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

QNB Stars League – Al Rayyan gain pick full…

Al Rayyan beat Al Wakrah 1-0 in Week 4 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Monday. Yohan Boli netted the all-important goal in the 49th minute as Al Rayyan, the previous season’s league runners-up, now have seven points. Al Wakrah stood on six points. Al Rayyan were held 1-1 by Al Sailiya in their opener, but they put that defeat behind them by defeating Al Gharafa 3-1. However, The Lions, coached by Uruguayan Diego Aguirre, lost

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

We’re ready to face Al Khor: Al Sadd coach…

“The League championship is very important to us this season and our first goal is to win the title, so we are ready to compete for it. The international players are back with us after several days’ absence and we won the Ooredoo Cup,” said Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez ahead of their 2020-21 season QNB Stars League Week 4 match against Al Khor. “We are in good condition to face Al Khor which we know will be difficult because we will face

Ooredoo Cup : In a day of drawn matches…

Al Gharafa picked up full points while Al Arabi, Al Rayyan, Al Ahli and Umm Salal picked up a point each in 2020-21 season Ooredoo Cup on Wednesday. At the Al Duhail Stadium, Al Gharafa beat Al Kharaitiyat 3-1 in Round 3 (Group B). Al Kharaitiyat took the lead through Hassan Ali in the 30th minute, but Al Gharafa struck back through Ahmed Al Janahi (34th minute), Sofiane Hanni (45+2) and Almahdi Ali (90th minute). The result saw Al Gharafa move to nine

Al Wakrah, Al Khor collect full points as Al…

Al Wakrah and Al Khor collected full points while Al Sadd and Al Sailiya share points in eight-goal thriller in the 2020-21 season Ooredoo Cup. At Al Duhail Stadium, Al Sailiya and Al Sadd played out a dramatic 4-4 draw in Round 3 (Group A) match. Striker Tiago Bezerra led Al Sailiya’s charge with a hat-trick (58th-min penalty, 74th and 78th-min-penalty). Mohanad Ali was their other scorer (72nd minute). Rami Sohail (13th minute), Nam Tae-Hee (19th-min penalty), Yousef Abdulrazaq (47th minute) and substitute

Al Arabi look to end 23-year wait for silverware…

Al Arabi will look to end a 23-year wait for a title when they take on Al Sadd in the 2019-20 Ooredoo Cup final at the Al Duhail Stadium on Saturday at 18:00. “The Ooredoo Cup final is an important milestone for us as it has been almost 23 years back when Al Arabi won a trophy. It is also a good opportunity for us to turn things around. We need to win this trophy,” said coach Heimir Hallgrimsson, a former coach of

Ooredoo Cup: Barcelona legend Xavi eyes another trophy with…

Doha: Barcelona legend and current Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez will be looking to collect yet another trophy when The Wolves take on Al Arabi in the final of the Ooredoo Cup final on Saturday at the Duhail Stadium on Saturday. Both, Xavi and player Rodrigo Tabata were confident and wanted the players to enjoy the game and not be burden by the pressure of playing in the final Xavi said, “We are very happy to be playing in this final. To be