The hosts of FIFA World cup 2022 announce their squad for the greatest football carnival. Head Coach Felix Sanchez has backed experienced players in their 1st appearance on the grandest stage. Qatar Squad for the FIFA world Cup 2022 looks balanced.
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.Most of the players who were part of Qatar’s historic triumph in Asia Cup 2019 were included in the squad. Qatar’s journey has been a roller coaster ride. The team is about to make history on November 20 where it becomes the first country to be part of the FIFA World cup by virtue of its host position. FIFA announced way back in 2010 that Qatar will be the host of the World Cup in 2022.
The biggest success as a team for Qatar has been their historic win at the football Asia Cup in 2019 by defying all the odds they rose to become the champions of Asia. They won all the group games scoring 10 goals edged past Iraq and defeated South Korea in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals thrashed host nation UAE.
They had one last opponent and it was the Japan. Qatar rose to the occasion by outclassing Japan in the finals. Almoez Ali led the team to glory by scoring goals early in the game and Qatar register an historic win. Since their triumph at the AFC championship they have had mixed results winning few games and losing a few. Last year Qatar reached their highest ranking of 48 in FIFA World rankings.
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QATAR Squad For FIFA World Cup 2022
Goalkeepers – Saad Al Sheeb , Mishaal Barshim , Youssef Hassan
Defenders – Pedro Miguel , Abdul Karim Hassan, Tariq Salman , Musab Khader, Hammam Al-Amin , Bassam Al-Rawi Boualem Khoukhi, Jassem Jaber (Al-Arabi)
Midfielders – Abdulaziz Hatem , Muhammad Waad ,Ali Asad ,Salem Al Hajri ,Karim Boudiaf , Asim Madbo ,Mustafa Tariq Mishaal
Forwards – Akram Afif ,Ahmed Alaa, Muhammad Muntari, Hassan Al Haidos, Ismail Muhammad ,Khaled Munir, Al-Moez Ali ,Nayef Al-Hadrami
Qatar Match Schedule
- Qatar vs Ecuador – November 20
- Qatar vs Senegal – November 25
- Qatar vs Senegal – November 29
All the matches will be available live on the Sports18 and Sports18 HD channels in India. Viewers can also watch the match on JioCinema and JioTv apps. Group stage matches will be played at 3.30 p.m., 6.30 p.m., 9.30 p.m. and 12.30 a.m.
Eight of the final group matches will be held at 8.30 p.m. The round of 16and quarterfinals will be played at 8.30 p.m. and 12.30 a.m. Both semifinals will be played at 12.30 a.m. on December 14 and 15. The third-place playoff is at 8.30 p.m. on December 17.
The FIFA World Cup final will be played on December 18 at 8.30 p.m.