The Portuguese coach of the Qatar national football team, Carlos Queiroz, has announced the final list of 26 players for the 2023 Gold Cup in the United States of America and Canada.
Queiroz, who took over at Al-Annabi in February last year, expelled Akram Afif, the local league’s MVP, captain Hassan Al-Haydos and veteran defender Hohi Bualem, from Al Sadd’s quartet. and goalkeeper Saad Al-Sheeb.
The former Real Madrid coach Spain has invited a number of young players, as he said during a press conference yesterday on Tuesday that “this is happening as part of a long-term goal to build a better future.” for the Qatari team and bring it into the elite by investing in the big stations it hosts such as the Gold Cup and the World Cup. USA, Canada and Mexico in 2026.
The Qatar national team will begin their Gold Cup training camp on the 29th of the current period over three days in Doha before heading to Vienna on June 1st for a training camp by the 19th of the same month, which will include three training friendly matches against local Croatia, Jamaica and New Zealand on the 8th, 15th and 19th, and the next day will go to the US.
The Gold Cup competitions will start on June 24 and will last until July 16.
Qatar fell into the second group along with Mexico, Honduras and Haiti.
Here is the list of the Qatar national team for the tournament:
Goalkeepers: Jassim Al-Khail, Salah Zakaria, Meshaal Barshim and Youssef Hassan.
Defense: Ahmed Suheil, Bassam Al Rawi, Jassim Jaber, Hazem Ahmed, Tariq Salman, Musab Khader, Muhammad Al Nuaimi, Hammam Al Amin and Yousef Ayman.
Center: Ahmed Fathi, Asim Madibo, Abdullah Marafi, Ali Assad, Muhammad Vaad, Mustafa Mashaal and Mahdi Salem.
For the attack: Ahmed Alaa, Al-Moez Ali, Tamim Mansour, Khaled Munir, Muhammad Muntari and Youssef Abdel-Razzak.