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QSL is back

QSL is back

After a lengthy winter break, Qatar Stars League action will resume on Wednesday with three matches. Matchday 16 will kick-off at 16:30 with the mid-table clash between Al Ahli and Al Gharrafa at Grand Hamad Stadium which will also host today’s second game …

The Taeguk warriors leave it late to reach Rio 2016

The Taeguk warriors leave it late to reach Rio 2016

South Korea scored two late goals to beat Qatar 3-1 and book their place in both the final of the AFC under-23 Championship and the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Taeguk warriors struggled to cope with the hosts’ pressure in a goalless first half, but they were able to …

Villas Boas talks Doha camp, 2022 World Cup

Villas Boas talks Doha camp, 2022 World Cup

Doha, Qatar – In an interview with Russian newspaper “Sport”, FC Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas spoke with Anna Lidster about a handful of topics including the winter training camp in Doha, the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich. The Russian …

Flashback: FC Bayern’s first visit to Doha

Flashback: FC Bayern’s first visit to Doha

Welcome to “Flashback” our new blog series that will bring you some special moments from the history of football in Qatar. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have just concluded their sixth consecutive annual winter training camp at Aspire Zone in Doha on …

Xabi Alonso to play in QSL?

Xabi Alonso to play in QSL?

by Anna Lidster, Doha, Qatar - Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso says he enjoys playing for Bayern Munich but wouldn’t eliminate the possibility to play in Qatar in the future. Doha at different times became the home for many international football stars, …

Sammer: “Doha is exactly what we need”

Sammer: “Doha is exactly what we need”

By Anna Lidster The most successful German football club in the world Bayern Munich is set to get in the best possible physical form during the annual winter training camp in Doha, according to the club’s director of sport Matthias Sammer. “Qatar has perfect …

Bayern Munich back to Doha

Bayern Munich back to Doha

  For the sixth year in a row, The Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich are in Doha for their annual winter training camp hosted by Aspire Zone. The German giants held their first training session on Wednesday evening few hours after their arrival at Hamad …

Interview: Andreas Herzog

Interview: Andreas Herzog

By Samindra Kunti – Bury, United Kingdom – Following Wednesday’s match between the Qatar and USA Under-23 national teams at Gigg Lane Stadium in Bury, we spoke with the head coach of the American side, Andreas Herzog. The former Austria and Werder …