Doha: Al Rayyan and Al Kharaitiyat will clash in the final of the Sheikh Jassim Cup.
In yesterday’s semi-finals, Al Rayyan cruished to a 3-0 win over Al Wakra, while in other encounter Al Kharaitiyat stunned Eljaish 2-1.
At Al Gharafa Stadium Brazilian striker, Nilmar scored a double for Al Rayyan.
The ace shooter opening the scoring in the 22nd minute, and added the second one ten minutes later. Al Rayyan continued to trouble the rival defence but could not add more goals, only at fag end of the match they added the third one.
Rodrigo Tabata scored the third and final goal for Al Rayyan in the 90th minute.
In the second semi-final, Al Kharaitiyat rallied after been down by a goal to register a fighting win.
Murad Naji gave Eljaish the lead in the 7th minute of the match.
However, Al Kharaitiyat bounced back to score the equaliser in the 28th minute with Yusif Al Qedewy having his name on the scorers list. Kharaitiyat again took the lead in the 76th minute with Yehya Keibe finding the target. Thereafter Eljaish exerted pressure on the rival defense but could not make beat the rival keeper.
The final will played on Saturday. The Sheikh Jassim Cup, organised by Qatar Football Association, kicked off the new football season in Qatar.