The Al-Sadd first team concluded on Saturday their preparations for facing Al Sailiya team in the QNB Stars League Round 1 clash, that will kick off at 8:30 PM on Sunday evening at Thani bin Jassim Stadium.
After the final training session, head coach Xavi Hernandez, announced the 24-member squad for the game, which is as follows: Meshaal Barshim, Jehad Muhammad, Yousef Al-Balushi, Abdullah Al-Yazidi, Baghdad Bounedjah, Mustafa Tarek, Mahdi Salem, Abdulrahman Rashid, Muhammad Almanai, Jung Woo-young, Pedro, Rodrigo Tabata , Guilherme Torres, Faisal Azadi, Hassan Al Haydos, Ali Asad, Tarek Salman, Ahmed Sayyar, Andre Ayew, Khoukhi Boualem, Akram Afif, Yusuf Abdurisag, Muhammad Waad, Musaab Khidir.
The coaching staff worked on physical drills and some light skill exercises, before the selected players for the match left for an overnight camp at the Messilia Hotel, from where they will travel to the stadium on matchday.
Al-Sadd squad list for the Al-Sailiya match is missing Santi Cazorla, Abdelkarim Hassan and Saad Al-Dosari due to injury.
Spaniard Santi Cazorla is suffering from an adductor muscle injury and will be absent for 4 to 6 weeks, while Saad Al-Dosari and Abdelkarim Hassan are both suffering from an injury to the front muscle and they will require 3 to 4 weeks to recover and return to first team training.