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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 […]

QSL MD1: Al Ahli 4-2 Al Gharrafa

QSL MD1: Al Ahli 4-2 Al Gharrafa

Al Ahli got their season off to a flying start with a 4-2 victory over Al Gharafa in an entertaining match at Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium. Al Ahli new manager Luka Bonacic will be happy with his team’s performance against the seven-time league winners despite conceding a goal after only three minutes when Kristian Nemeth […]