Doha, 11 April 2021 - The Al Sadd first team squad departs for Riyadh on Sunday, 11th April, ahead of their participation in the group stage of the AFC Champions League 2021.
The Wolves will play in the Group D, which includes Al-Nassr (Saudi Arabia), Al-Wehdat (Jordan), and Foolad (Iran).
The Al-Sadd delegation includes members of the technical and administrative staff as well as 24 players, and is headed by Turki Al-Ali, the club’s general manager.
Squad: Saad Al-Dossari, Meshaal Barsham, Jehad Muhammad, Yousuf Al-Balushi, Ahmed Sayyar, Pedro Miguel, Hassan Al-Haydos, Nam Tae-hee, Muhammad Waad, Khoukhi Boualem, Guilherme Torres, Rodrigo Tabata, Baghdad Bounedjah, Salem Al-Hajri, Tarek Salman, Yousuf Abdurisag, Hussam Kamal, Musab Khidir, Ahmed Suhail, Bahaa Al-Laithi, Hashem Ali, Abdelkarim Hassan, Santi Cazorla, Ali Asad
Administrative staff: Turki Nasser Al-Ali, (General Manager), Muhammad Ghulam Al-Balushi (Sports Director), Abdullah Al-Breik (First Team Manager), Muhammad Saeed (First Team Officer), Abdulaziz Al-Jaidi (U-23 Team Manager)
Technical staff: Xavi Hernandez (Head Coach), Sergio Alegre (Assistant Coach), Oscar Hernandez (Assistant Coach), Evan Torres (Fitness Coach), Xavi Fernando (Goalkeeper Coach), David Prats, Sergio Garcia and Tony Lobo (Analysts), Flavio Cruz (Team Doctor), Raouf Bougamra, Akram Obaid and Carlos Nogueira (Physiotherapists), Admir (Massage Specialist), Yousuf Shaheen, Samir Shawqi and Kiran Nanu (Club Media Staff), Abdul Malik Wahid, Musa Puthan and Muhammad Imran (Support Staff)
The team held their last training session in Doha from 6 PM on Saturday, after the 3-0 win over Qatar SC, in the 22nd and last round of the QNB Stars League.
Meanwhile, Akram Afif was ruled out of the squad as he is still recovering from a muscle injury.