Fossati’s boys land in Korea for Cup qualifier
05 Oct 2016 - 3:53
SEOUL: Coach Jorge Fossati and the Qatar squad landed in Seoul yesterday for their key 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match which will be played tomorrow.
The match - the first one under new coach Fossati - will be played at Suwon World Cup Stadium, starting at 2.00pm Qatar time. The players and the backroom staff landed in Korea yesterday evening.
The Qatar players posed for pictures with those at the airport to receive the squad.
After the game on October 6, the Qatar squad will return to Doha for their Asian Zone clash against Syria on October 11.
The return clash will be played under lights at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium. Qatar played against Iran (September 1) and Uzbekistan (September 6) last month. Fossati, who named key strikers Sebastian Soria and Rodrigo Tabata in his squad on Sunday, replaced Daniel Carreno as coach a little over a week ago.
Claude Amin, Ahmed Yasser, Louise Martin, Ali Afif, Mahdi Ali, Abdulziz Hatem, Boualem Khoukhy, Yousu Ahmed, Ahmed Abdul Maqsood, Saud Al Hajri, Rodrigo Tabata, Sebastian Soria, Saad Abdullah, Pedro Migue, Ibrahim Magid, Abdul Karim Hassan, Mohammed Kasola. Ali Asad, Hassan Al Haydos, Musab Al Khader, Maged Mohammed and Akram Afif.
Coach: Jorge Fossati