Qatar defeat Bahrain 1-0 as FIFA Arab Cup gets under way

2021-12-01 | Since 2 Month

Qatar defeat Bahrain

Doha, 1 December 2021 - Asian champions Qatar kick-started their FIFA Arab Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over Bahrain in their Group A match on Tuesday evening in the spectacular Al Bayt Stadium. The winning goal was scored in the 69th minute bringing life to the stadium's spectators.

Akram Afif saw Abdulaziz Hatem with a perfectly placed cross who the latter imprinted into the back of the net with a powerful header to bring his team one goal closer to victory.

Qatar’s national team went through a test of strength and perseverance as Bahrain put up an intense first half, but ultimately came out victorious, awarding the hosts 3 points to put them at the top of Group A. Qatar will meet Oman in their upcoming match on December 3rd at the Education City Stadium. 


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