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DOHA: Top QFA officials Fahad Thani and Adel Khamis joined hands to crown Al Gharafa as Qatar U-19 champions. Fahad, the Development Department chief at QFA, and former star Khamis, presented the trophy at a special ceremony on Sunday. The ceremony was organised during the Al Duhail vs Al Gharafa semi-final of the ... Read More
DOHA: Producing a fighting display, Second Division side Al Wakrah on Monday beat team Qatar SC 3-2 despite trailing 2-0 at one time. For Qatar SC, Patrick Luiz (4 and 30) flicked a ball from close range to open the scoring for Qatar SC in the Emir Cup match at Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium. ... Read More
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DOHA: Second League side Mesaimeer on Monday stunned Al Ahli 3-1 in the penalty shoot-out to advance to the next round of the Emir Cup. At the end regulation time, both teams on Monday were locked in a goalless draw and the tie-breaker was introduced at the end of the 90-minute period to break ... Read More
DOHA: Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani on Saturday met with President of Ecuador Lenin Moreno in the presence of Qatar Ambassador to Ecuador HE Hassan Al Malki as wide-ranging talks were held among the officials. The QFA President later signed an MoU in the presence of ... Read More
DOHA: Qatar will play 2018 World Cup finalists Switzerland in an international friendly on November this year, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced on Wednesday. Qatar will take on Switzerland (ranked 6th in FIFA rankings) on November 14 in Switzerland. The international friendly will serve as another episode of ... Read More
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Doha: Qatar’s Al Duhail completed the 2018 AFC Champions League group stage with an impressive 100 percent record, after Abdelrahman Fahmi’s goal gave them a 1-0 win over Al Wahda of the UAE on Matchday Six. Having already secured their berth in the pre-quarters, Al Duhail coach Djamel Belmadi rested some of the key ... Read More
Doha: The QFA-Chelsea Foundation coaching clinic recently concluded on 11 April at Aspire’s pitches 3 and 4, following the last and final club session which was organised for the young players and local coaches. The coaching clinic was organised by the Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) Football Development Department in collaboration with Chelsea Foundation and ... Read More
Doha: Al Kharaitiyat managed to hold on to their place in the QNB Stars League as they won the play-off battle with Al Wakrah 2-1 at the Al Ahli Stadium. The match between Al Kharaitiyat, which 11th in the recently concluded QSL and Al Wakrah, the Qatargas Second Division runners-up, got off to a ... Read More
DOHA: QFA Head of Competitions Ali Hamoud Nuaimi in the presence of team representatives chaired the first Emir Cup technical meeting to discuss key matters ahead of matches. In his opening remarks, Nuami congratulated Al Shamal on reaching the main round of the five-stage tournament. It was decided that all games would be ... Read More
Kuala Lumpur: The seeding for the eagerly-anticipated draw for the most prestigious competition on the Continent, the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, which will take place on May 4 in Dubai has now been confirmed following Thursday’s release of the latest FIFA World Ranking. Qatar were seeded in pot two alongside China, Syria, Uzbekistan, ... Read More