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Draw for the 47th Amir Cup held, QSL top four finishers to join in quarter-finals

Draw for the 47th Amir Cup held, QSL top four finishers to join in quarter-finals

Tribune News Network
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The Amir Cup draw was held on Monday at the Kempinski Hotel in the presence of top officials of Qatar Football Association (QFA). This year’s final will be held on May 16 at the new Al Wakrah Stadium.
QFA President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al Thani led the ceremony which was attended by club officials.
The 47th edition of the Amir Cup kicked off last week with one match already played. There will be five stages in the most popular football tournament in the country.
The draw ceremony was also attended by members of the Executive Committee of QFA Ahmed Abdul Aziz al Buainain, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad al Thani, Hani Talib Balan and Mansour al Ansari, Secretary- General of QFA.
Khalid Mubarak al Kuwari, Director of Marketing and Communication Department of QFA was joined by Abdullah al Saai, Director of Competitions and Players Affairs, Jassim al Rumaihi, Secretary-General of AGCFF, and a number of heads of departments and committees of the local organizing committee
The ceremony began with an explanation of the various stages of the draw along with a video review of last year’s Amir Cup.
On April 20, Al Shamal will take on Umm Salal at Thani Bin Jassim Stadium while Al Wakrah face Al Khor at the same venue in a late fixture.
A day later, Al Markhiya take on Al Kharaitiyat at Grand Hamad Stadium while Muaither face Qatar SC at the same venue.
In the third stage of the tournament on April 26, Al Arabi, Al Gharafa, Al Shahaniya and Al Ahli will take on the winners of the second round.
In the fourth round on May 2, Al Duhail, Al Sadd, Al Sailiyah and Al Rayyan will play the winners of the third round.
The semifinals will be held on May 11 and 12.

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