Al-Sadd conclude preparations for Al-Ahli clash

Al-Sadd will miss the services of Khoukhi Boualem and Akram Afif in the upcoming QNB Stars League Round 8 game against Al-Ahli, due to injury.

Boualem and Akram are both suffering from hamstring injuries, with Khoukhi needing five days to recover, while Akram Afif needs ten days, before returning to first team training.

The first team concluded their training on Friday, at the club’s training facility, in preparation for the game against Al-Ahli, which is set to kick off at 7:30 PM on Saturday, at the Thani Bin Jassim Stadium.

Al-Sadd go into the match with 21 points from 7 matches, and remain at the top of the standings, while Al-Ahli is in eighth place with 5 points.

After the final training session on Friday, head coach Xavi Hernandez announced the list of players for the match, which consists of the following 21 players: Saad Al-Dosari, Meshaal Barsham, Yousuf Al-Balushi, Baghdad Bounedjah, Mustafa Tarek, Mahdi Salem, Abdulrahman Rashid, Muhammad Almanai, Jung Woo-young, Rodrigo Tabata, Faisal Azadi, Hassan Al-Haydos, Ali Asad, Tarek Salman, Andre Ayew, Pedro Miguel, Musaab Khidir, Abdelkarim Hassan, Guilherme Torres, Santi Cazorla, Abdelkarim Hassan