Doha, January 19 (QNA) - The Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced that the national team player Abdelkarim Hassan has been suspended for an indefinite period, in addition to deducting 50 percent of his salary, issuing a warning to him and fining him QR 200,000.
This came in a statement by the Association through its official account on Twitter, based on the report submitted by the department of national teams to the Association's General Secretariat. A 50 percent deduction of the salaries of Abdelkarim Hassan, Bassam Al Rawi, and Mohammed Waad was announced, based on what was stated in Clause No. 2 of Article 22 of the professional regulations for local football players 2022/2023.
The Association also decided, based on the report of the national teams committee, to suspend the player Abdelkarim Hassan for an indefinite period. The disciplinary committee decided, based on Article 77/4 and Article 44/1 and 2, to issue a warning to the player Abdelkarim Hassan and a fine of QR 200,000, in addition to warnings to players Bassam Al Rawi and Mohammed Waad and a fine of QR 100,000 and QR 50,000 respectively.
It is worth mentioning that Al-Sadd Sports Club had announced, on December 21, that midfielder Abdelkarim Hassan had been completely excluded from the ranks of the first team.
HE President of Qatar Football Association (QFA) Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani had previously confirmed the penalty that will be issued against the player Abdelkarim Hassan, indicating that Al Sadd Club's decision to permanently exclude the player is separate from the decision of the Football Association.
Hassan, who won the title of best player in Asia in 2018, participated with the Qatari national team in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which concluded on December 18. He won many titles with the Qatari national team, most notably the 2019 Asian Cup, in addition to winning several titles with Al-Sadd, the most recent of which was the Qatar League title last season.