Qatar gear up for World Cup qualifiers

 17 Mar 2017 - 21:56

Qatar gear up for World Cup qualifiers

The Peninsula

Qatar national team players take part in a training session under the watchful eyes of coach Jorge Fossati in Doha yesterday. Qatar is preparing for the upcoming two matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Iran and Uzbekistan. Qatar will take on Iran in Doha on March 23 before meeting Uzbekistan on March 28 in Tashkent. Iran lead Group A with 11 points from five matches followed by South Korea and Uzbekistan with 10 and 9, respectively. Qatar are in fifth spot with four points from five matches and will have to win maximum points from their remaining five matches to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia.