Category: FOOTBALL

Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd lose 1-0 to Al-Arabi

Al-Sadd suffered their first defeat of the 2023-24 Expo Stars League season, losing 1-0 to Al-Arabi in a hard-fought encounter at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium.

Rafinha Alcantara secured the sole goal, leading Al Arabi to victory in the rescheduled match from Week 6 of the Expo Stars League.

The decisive moment unfolded in the 31st minute, as Rafinha capitalized on a mishandling by Al Sadd goalkeeper Meshaal Barsham from Mohammed Hassan Al Taabouni’s corner kick. ... 

Baghdad Bounedjah: Al-Sadd ready to face Al-Arabi

Al-Sadd’s Baghdad Bounedjah affirmed the readiness of his team to face Al-Arabi in the rescheduled fixture from the sixth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the pre-match press conference, Baghdad stated, “We achieved victories against Al-Rayyan and Al-Duhail, and now we have a tougher match against Al-Arabi, which is a big derby in Qatari football and will see a lot of fans and attract media attention.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: Al-Arabi will be a tough and crucial test for our team

Al-Sadd head coach Wesam Rizk discussed the significance of the upcoming match against Al-Arabi, a postponed fixture from the sixth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the pre-match press conference, Wesam stated: “We have an important match ahead against Al-Arabi, and our goal is to secure a win and three points to maintain our position at the top of the standings. It will be a tough match, and we aim to enter it fully prepared.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: We are evolving from one game to another

Al-Sadd coach Wesam Rizk expressed his happiness with the crucial 3-1 victory against Al-Duhail in the rescheduled match from the ninth week of the Expo Stars League.

Speaking after the match, Wesam stated, “Thank God for the win, and commiserations to Al-Duhail. We secured three crucial points for us. We are evolving from one game to another, and hopefully, we will continue at the same level in the upcoming matches.” ... 

Akram Afif: We achieved a crucial victory for our journey to the title

Al-Sadd’s Akram Afif emphasized the significance of the 3-1 victory against Al-Duhail in the rescheduled match from the ninth week, stating that it was crucial for his side’s campaign towards winning the league title.

In his post-match statements, Afif expressed, “We achieved a crucial victory for the team’s journey towards winning the league. Thanks to God for the win, and we congratulate our fans on this triumph.” ... 

Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd triumph 3-1 over Al-Duhail

Al-Sadd triumphed 3-1 over Al-Duhail in the rescheduled fixture from the ninth week of the 2023-2024 Expo Stars League, on Wednesday evening at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium.

Goals from Akram Afif (57′, 90+13′) and Gonzalo Plata (59′) did the job for Al-Sadd, while Karim Boudiaf (10′) scored for Al-Duhail. The match also saw the expulsion of Al-Duhail’s player Ibrahima Bamba in the 82nd minute. ... 

Khoukhi Boualem: Ready to get three points against Al-Duhail

Al-Sadd defender Khoukhi Boualem spoke about the significance of thorough preparation for the upcoming match against Al-Duhail, a postponed fixture from the ninth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the press conference, Khoukhi stated, “The clash against Al-Duhail will be tough for both teams. We are in optimal readiness, especially after the recent victory over Al-Rayyan, which will give us significant motivation to continue our winning streak.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: The next match is tough for both teams

Wesam Rizk, the head coach of Al-Sadd, affirmed the readiness of his team for the upcoming match against Al-Duhail, a postponed fixture from the ninth week of the Expo Stars League.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Wesam stated, “A tough encounter awaits us against Al-Duhail. It is an important match for us, and I hope our preparations for this game are exceptional. I expect a challenging and strong match between the two teams.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: Grateful for the support, we fully deserve this win

Al-Sadd coach Wesam Rizk expressed his joy after his side’s 4-0 victory against Al-Rayyan in the eleventh week of the Expo Stars League.

In his post-match comments, the coach said: “Thanks to God for the four-goal victory. We have returned to the top, and this will give us great motivation and enthusiasm for the upcoming matches.” ... 

Baghdad Bounedjah: Delighted with the hat-trick and the Clasico victory, we must maintain our position

Al-Sadd striker Baghdad Bounedjah expressed his joy at after scoring a hat-trick that helped his side record a 4-0 win gainst Al-Rayyan, in the eleventh week of the Expo Stars League.

In his post-match statements, Bounedjah remarked, “The 4-0 victory over Al-Rayyan in the Qatari clasico is the result of the collective effort put in by our players during the match.” ...