Doha, The ladies football event of the QOC Beach Games kicked off at the Aspire Park on Wednesday with two matches played in Group C.
In the first match, the Seashore Ladies trounced the Qatar team 2-1 while the 22 Youth Initiative were simply in a world of their own as they took their Team A7 opponents to the cleaners, scoring an unbelievable 13 goals with no reply from the opposing side, in the second match of the day.
Such was the gulf in the class between the two sides that play was pegged to the A7 half of the pitch, with the team barely touching the ball, for a long period in the game.
Action resumes in the football event on Thursday, howbeit in the men’s event, with Al Raheeb taking on Al Jasra while Team Doha clashes with Al Shahaniyah on Group B. In Group A, Al Ennabi will be up against Al Wukair while the last match of the day will be between Al Ettihad and Madinat Khalifa.
Meanwhile, Al Maha and Al Amal secured their quarter-finals tickets of the ladies beach volleyball event after posting straight-set wins against Qatar Academy and Al Mahaba respectively.
With the conclusion of the ladies beach volleyball event’s group stages, attention has now shifted to the men’s with two matches scheduled for Thursday. The first match will be the Group B encounter between Lusail and Al Jazeera at 5:00 pm while the second match, slated for 6:00 pm, will be Al Adaam versus Zekreet in Group A.
Over 500 male and female athletes are participating in the first edition of the QOC Beach Games, a legacy for all members of the Qatari society from the 2019 ANOC World Beach Games, which will be held over two weeks until January 2, 2021.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee