Doha, 23 January 2024 - President of the Qatar Football Association, His Excellency, Mr. Jassim bin Rashid Al-Buainain, thanked the national team for their outstanding performance, fighting spirit, and relentless pursuit of victory. The Maroons earned full credit for their recent 1-0 group A match victory over China, which took place this evening at Khalifa International Stadium.
“The challenging stage of the group stage has ended, and the most difficult stages remain in the knockout rounds. We must maintain our current form after we were the first to qualify for the round of 16 in the campaign to defend the title.” His Excellency stated.
The President of the Qatar Football Association expressed his happiness with Al-Annabi’s tenth consecutive Asian Cup victory. Now, the team is focused on their next round of 16 match. With 26 players who are mentally and physically prepared to play in any game, the team is ready for the next challenge. Which is a hallmark of Al-Annabi and an essential component for success.
The President of the Qatar Football Association wrapped off his remarks by stating: “The journey is far from over, and our aspirations are growing thanks to the support of our loyal supporters, who are rallying behind our squad. And we are grateful for their unwavering support. We hope to carry this togetherness into the rest of the competition.