Coach Miguel names Qatar squad for U-19 Asian Cup

Gulf Times Sport - - FOOTBALL - By Sports Re­porter

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.

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