Coach Miguel names Qatar squad for U-19 Asian Cup
Qatar coach Bruno Miguel yesterday named the national squad for this month’s AFC U-19 Asian Cup, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) has confirmed. Qatar, who topped a testing qualification group above Iraq and Lebanon, are ready for the October 18-November 4.
Qatar will leave for Indonesia on Wednesday morning and will resume training for their Group A matches the same day. The teams in Group A are hosts Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and UAE besides Qatar. Miguel’s boys face UAE on October 18, Indonesia on October 21 and UAE on October 24 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.
QATAR SQUAD: Humam Amin, Abdullah Saie, Abdulrashid Ibrahim, Yousif Ayman, Nasser Abdelsalam, Ali Mal, Mohamed Waad, Khalid Mohamed, Hashim Ali, Khalid Waleed, Mohamed Khalid, Shihab, Mamdooh, Nasser Saleh, Ahmed Yassir, Baha Mamdooh, Yousif Razaq, Ahmed Suhail, Nasser Ber, Issa Ahmed, Adam Hamdi, Abdullah Nasser, Ahmed Janhi, Salah Zakariya, Marwan Sharif, Ahmed Minhali and Mahmoud Ibrahim
Qatar under-19 players train yesterday.