Qatar’s Olympic Team to face Afghanistan in Asian Qualifiers

Doha, Qatar’s U-23 team will begin Friday its bid to qualify for the Asian Cup 2020.

The qualifications will take place in Doha from March 22 to March 26. Oman, Nepal, and Afghanistan will all take part in the group. Qatar will meet with Afghanistan in Aspire at 7pm Doha time. Oman and Nepal will meet on the same day, just two hours earlier. The final matches of the qualification will take place on March 26 at 7pm. A total of 15 teams will qualify to the Asian Cup in Thailand. The competition in turn acts also as a qualifier to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

The Qatari U-23 team played three friendly matches in preparation for the qualifiers. The first was against Al Arabi, which they won with four goals. The second match was against Iraq, which they lost 0-1. The final match saw them beat India 1-0.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee