Doha, 9 November 2021 - Qatar national football team continues its preparations for the last two rounds of European qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, scheduled from November 20 to December 18, 2022.
Qatar, hosts of the next World Cup, are competing as a guest nation in the European qualifiers in Group A, which includes Portugal, Serbia, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan and Ireland.
The first team trained in Aspire today and will continue until Tuesday.
Al Annabi will travel to Belgrade to face Serbia on November 11 in the ninth round of the European qualifiers. Following the match, Qatar will leave immediately after to the capital of Baku to face Azerbaijan on November 14 in the tenth and final round in the playoffs.
Qatar coach Felix Sanchez named a 27-member squad: Saad Al Sheeb, Meshaal Barsham, Youssef Hassan, Salah Zakaria, Pedro Miguel, Abdelkarim Hassan, Boualem Khoukhi, Bassam Al Rawi, Sultan Al Brake, Tarek Salman, Ismail Mohammed, Jasem Gaber, Homam Al Amin, Musab Khedir, Karim Boudiaf, Abdulaziz Hatem, Abdullah Al Ahrak, Ali Asad, Yousef Abdurisag, Mohammed Waad, Khalid Muneer, Assim Madibo, Ahmed Alaaeldin, Hassan Al Haydos, Akram Afif, Muhammed Muntari and Almoez Ali.
Qatar are participating in the last two rounds of the European qualifiers as part of its preparations for the Arab Cup (Qatar 2021) in which it will participate in the first group along with the teams of Iraq, Oman and Bahrain.