Hosts Qatar to face United Arab Emirates in Gulf Cup on Monday

DOHA, Hosts and Asian champions, Qatar national football team resumed training session on Saturday ahead of their upcoming match against United Arab Emirates in the third round of group A match in the 24th edition of Arabian Gulf Cup at Khalifa International Stadium on Monday.

It is worth mentioning that hosts Qatar bounced back strongly at the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup, thrashing Yemen 6-0 in their second Group A match on Friday.

Team Qatar were in need of a victory to make a comeback in the competition after shock loss to Iraq in the opening match, the Asian champions came with an improved show as they outclassed Yemen in both the sessions, much to the delight of over 26,000 fans present at the iconic FIFA World Cup 2022 venue.

Qatar’s first victory in the tournament saw Iraq � who defeated the UAE 2-0 for their second successive win earlier on Friday � becoming the first side to reach the semi-finals of the eight-nation tournament.

A draw against UAE will also ensure the hosts a place in the semi-finals.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee