Al Markhiya crowned 2nd Division Champions

2022-03-14 | Since 2 Month

Al Markhiya crowned 2nd Division Champions

Doha, 14 March 2022 - Mr. Hani Ballan, member of the Executive Committee of the Qatar Football Association and CEO of the Qatar Stars League, crowned Al Markhiya as champions of the second division league for the 2021-2022 season, after their match against Lusail, which ended in a 1-0 loss at the Thani Bin Jassim Stadium, in the final round of the competition.

Al-Markhiya had clinched the title in the previous round, after their 2-1 victory over Al-Shahaniya, while their direct rivals Al-Kharaitiyat drew 1-1 against Lusail.

The results meant that Al-Markhiya qualified directly for the QNB Stars League next season, while Al-Kharaitiyat will go through the play-off against Al-Sailiya.

The coronation ceremony came after the end of the match between Al Markhiya and Lusail in Round 14. Lusail won 1-0 courtesy of a 56th minute goal from Abdulrahman Massad.

Mr. Hani Ballan presented the league shield to the team captain and members of the administrative and technical staff.

Meanwhile, the rest of the results of the last round saw Al-Waab’s 2-1 victory against Al-Bidaa in an exciting match, while Muaither beat Mesaimeer and Al-Shahaniya’s triumphed over Al-Kharaitiyat by the same 1-0 scorelines.

With the end of the second division league matches, the curtain falls on the competition, with the table topped by Al Markhiya with a tally of 33 points, ahead of runner-up Al-Kharaitiyat who have 29, third-placed Lusail with 26 points, and Al-Shahaniya, who finished in fourth position with 24 points.

Al-Bidda finished fifth with 13 points, the same as Mesaimeer in sixth, followed by Muaither with ten points, and finally Al-Waab with nine points in the last place.


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