Doha, 29 November 2020 - Coach Felix Sanchez named 23 players for the upcoming match against Bangladesh in the joint 2023 AFC Asian Cup and the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match.
The forthcoming match will be held on December 4 at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium (the home venue of Al Duhail Sports Club).
The December 4 match is the first this year after football action resumed a few weeks ago.
The Round 8 match scheduled will be the first of the Asian qualifiers to be held during the year 2020 after the approval by FIFA and the National Federations.
Although Qatar national team has booked a direct qualification ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the host country, the team is competing to obtain qualification for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup as it aspires to defend the title that it won in 2019.
Qatar is top of Group E (13 points from five matches) while last-placed Bangladesh has one point from four games.
The previous encounter between the two teams saw Qatar winning 2-0 in Dhaka.
Oman (12 points), Afghanistan (4 points) and India (3 points) are the other sides in the group.
Squad: Meshaal Barshim, Tariq Salman, Abdel Karim Hassan, Boualam Khokhi, Hassan Al Haydous, Akram Afif, Musab Khidr, Muhammad Waad and Youssef Abdel Razzaq (Al Sadd). Al Moez Ali, Karim Boudiaf, Ismail Muhammad, Abdullah Abd Al-Salam, Muhammad Imad Ayesh and Abdel-Rahman Fahmy (Al Duhail). Ahmed Alaa El-Din, Humam Ahmed, Muayad Hassan (Al Gharafa) Ahmed Fathy, Jasim Jaber, Mahmoud Abu Nada (Al Arabi) Abdel-Aziz Hatem and Fahd Younis (Al Rayyan).