16 Jul 2017 - 23:43

Sanchez names U-23 squad ahead of home matches

The Peninsula

Qatar coach Felix Sanchez named a squad of 23 players for this week’s AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers against India, Turkmenistan and Syria.
The four-nation qualifying leg will be held at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium from July 19 to 23. The U-23 Asian Cup will be held in China in January 2018.
Qatar face Turkmenistan on July 19 at 8.00pm followed by their games against India and Syria on July 21 and 23 respectively.
Sanchez guided the team to impressive wins in friendlies over the last month or so. Three days ago, Qatar crushed Bangladesh 3-0. Qatar also played matches against Singapore, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.