Thu, 28 Oct, 2021
Doha: Gulf Cup of Nations champions Qatar have a selected a wealth of youth to give them the best chance of success at January’s AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015.
The most notable omission from the squad was veteran captain Sebastian Soria who earlier this year recorded his 100th cap.
New additions include Lekhwiya SC striker Mohammad Tresor Abdullah and in-form midfielder Mohammed Muntari of El Jaish SC who will be hoping to impress on the big stage in January.
Qatar, who reached the quarter-final stage at the 2011 Asian Cup, face a tough assignment at next year’s AFC Asian Cup having been placed in a difficult Group C alongside Iran and the UAE.
Goalkeepers: Saad Al Sheeb, Ahmed Sufyan
Defenders: Ahmadi Ali Mukhtar, Abdelkarim Hassan, Ibrahim Majid, Mohammed Musa, Khalid Muftah, Abdulrahman Issa, Abdulaziz Hatem, Qassem Burhan, Bilal Mohammed
Midfielders: Khalfan Ibrahim, Ali Assadalla, Karim Boudiaf, Mohammed Muntari, Majed Mohammed, Khaled Al Zereiqi, Boualem Khoukhi, Ahmed Abdel Maqsoud
Forwards: Hassan Al Haidos, Ismaeel Mohammad, Mohammed Tresor Abdullah, Meshaal Abdullah