Al-Sadd resume training without Qatari internationals

The Al Sadd first team resumed training on Friday evening, after four days of rest that followed the end of the 2020 AFC Champions League campaign.

The team is now preparing to play their first game of the 2020-21 Ooredoo Cup, against Qatar SC, on Tuesday, October 6. The group stage draw had placed Al-Sadd alongside Duhail, Al Sailiya, Al Khor, Al Wakrah and Qatar in Group A.

Al-Sadd is also scheduled to play the final of the 2019-20 edition of the same tournament, against Al-Arabi on the 10th of October.

Friday’s training session was held in the absence of 10 Qatari international players, who have joined the national team camp ahead of the friendly against Ghana, which is set to be played on October 12 in Turkey.

The national team squad included the following Al-Sadd players: Saad Al-Dosari, Abdulkarim Hassan, Khokhi Boualem, Tarek Salman, Musab Khidir, Akram Afif, Hassan Al-Haydos, Muhammad Waad, Pedro, Ahmed Suhail.