Amir Cup: Al-Sadd conclude preparations for quarterfinal clash with Al-Gharafa

The Al-Sadd first team concluded their training today in preparation for the game against Al-Gharafa in the quarter-finals of the Amir Cup 2021, which will be played on Wednesday evening at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium.

Al-Sadd, the defending champions, qualified for the quarterfinal after winning the Round of 16 tie over Muaither by a 7-0 scoreline.

The coaching staff, led by Xavi Hernandez, selected the squad for the match, consisting of 24 players:

Saad Al-Dosari, Meshaal Barshim, Jehad Muhammad, Jung Woo-young, Ahmed Sayyar, Abdelkarim Hassan, Pedro Miguel, Hassan Al-Haydos, Nam Tae-hee, Muhammad Waad, Khoukhi Boualam, Guilherme Torres, Rodrigo Tabata, Baghdad Bounedjah, Salem Al-Hajri, Santi Cazorla, Tarek Salman Yousuf Abdurisag, Hussam Kamal, Musab Khidir, Ahmed Suhail, Bahaa Al-Laithi, Hashem Ali, Akram Afif

The squad announcement saw the return of Akram Afif, after the end of his two-game suspension.

Meanwhile, Al-Sadd midfielder Ali Asad remains unavailable to due to a muscle injury which he suffered during the team’s training session recently.