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Akram Afif leaves Eupen, joins Al Sadd on loan

Akram Afif leaves Eupen, joins Al Sadd on loan

Qatar international Akram Afif has joined his former club Al Sadd till the end of the season on loan from Villareal. The 21-year-old winger spent the first half of this season at KAS Eupen in Belgium’s top division, also on loan basis. He scored one goal in 15 appearances, but later missed all his club’s […]

QSL: Al Khor 1-2 Al Gharafa

QSL: Al Khor 1-2 Al Gharafa

Al Gharafa continued their excellent form with a hard-earned 2-1 victory over Al Khor. Johnson Kendrick volleyed in the opening goal in the 16th minute. Mouhcine Iajour leveled the score with a close range finish early in the second half, but Al Gharafa won a penalty in the closing minutes of the match after the ball […]

QSL: Al Shahania 2-2 Al Wakrah

QSL: Al Shahania 2-2 Al Wakrah

A late goal from Algerian striker Mohamed Tiaiba earned Al Shahania a crucial point and denied Al Wakrah their first league win of the season. Hamood Al Yazidi gave “The Blue Waves” the lead after 18 minutes, and Mouhcine Moutouali made it 2-0 from the spot in the 40th minute, but Abdullah Al Yazidi grabbed […]

Al Ahli set to sign Adnan

Al Ahli set to sign Adnan

Bahrain international Sayed Mohamed Adnan arrived in Doha on Monday for a medical ahead of an expected 3-month deal with Al Ahli. The 33-year-old defender had two previous spells in Qatar, the most notable were the 6 seasons he spent with Al Khor between 2005 and 2011, where he scored 33 goals in 133 league […]

QSL MD1: El Jaish 2-1 Al Wakrah

QSL MD1: El Jaish 2-1 Al Wakrah

Former FC Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita made his QSL debut as El Jaish kicked off their campaign with a deserved 2-1 win over Al Wakrah. Uzbekistan international Sardor Rashidov fired El Jaish ahead in the 26th minute with a powerful strike from inside the box after a decent cross from left back Ali Sanad. Keita […]

QSL MD1: Lekhwiya 4-0 Muaither

QSL MD1: Lekhwiya 4-0 Muaither

Youssef Al Arabi scored on his QSL debut as Lekhwiya cruised to a comfortable 4-0 win over newly promoted Muaither. The Morocco international – who joined Lekhwiya from La Liga’s Granada this summer – made a timely run to meet a through ball from Nam Tae Hee inside the box before firing an angled shot […]

QSL MD1: Al Rayyan 3-0 Al Shahaniya

QSL MD1: Al Rayyan 3-0 Al Shahaniya

Rodrigo Tabata scored a hat-trick as Al Rayyan started their Qatar Stars League title defense with a convenient 3-0 win against newly-promoted Al Shahaniya. The 2015-16 player of the season and top scorer was brought down in the box by former Real Madrid defender Alvaro Mejia before scoring the subsequent penalty by himself to give […]

QSL MD1: Umm Salal 2-1 Al Khor

QSL MD1: Umm Salal 2-1 Al Khor

Umm Salal held on to start their season with a hard-earned 2-1 win against Al Khor thanks to a last second brilliant save from Baba Malick. The former Qatar international keeper made a brilliant diving save to parry away a trademark free kick from Al Khor’s winger Brazilian Madson just before the final whistle. However, […]

QSL MD1: Al Sadd 4-0 Al Kharaitiyat

QSL MD1: Al Sadd 4-0 Al Kharaitiyat

Baghdad Bounedjah scored a brace as Al Sadd cruised to an impressive 4-0 victor over Al Khritiyat. The Algeria international showed great control in the 25th as he received a perfect through ball from Xavi Hernandez before finding his way past Al Khritiyat centre-back Domingos and firing into the low corner. Another Algerian Jugurtha Hamroun […]

QSL MD1: Al Arabi 1-0 Al Sailiya

QSL MD1: Al Arabi 1-0 Al Sailiya

Gerardo Pelusso’s tenure as Al Arabi manager began with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over Al Sailiyah. Despite a busy summer that saw them signing the likes of former Inter Milan midfielder Luis Jimenez and Saint Etienne’s towering centre-back Moustapha Sall, Al Arabi had to play without any new foreign player due to a ban imposed […]