Doha, 11 November 2022 - The FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar on Friday announced its 26-member squad. Top Qatari players Akram Afif and Hassan Al-Haydos have made Felix Sanchez’s squad.
Qatar is in Group A alongside Ecuador, Senegal and the Netherlands.
The opening match of the World Cup will be played between Qatar and Ecuador on November 20 at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.
Goalkeepers: Saad Al Sheeb, Meshaal Barsham, Yousuf Hassan.
Defenders: Pedro Miguel, Musaab Khidir, Tarek Salman, Bassam Al Rawi, Khoukhi Boualem, Abdelkarim Hassan.
Midfielders: Ismaeel Mohammad, Hommam Al Amin, Jassim Jabir, Ali Asad, Mohammed Waad, Salem Al Hajri, Assim Madibo, Mustafa Meshaal, Karim Boudiaf.
Forwards: Abdulaziz Hatim, Naif Al Hadhrami, Hassan Al Haydos, Akram Afif, Almeez Ali, Mohammed Muntari, Ahmed Alaa, Khalid Muneer.
Coach: Felix Sanchez