Ooredoo Cup: Al-Sadd qualify for semifinals despite defeat to Qatar SC

Al-Sadd qualified for the semi-finals of the 2022-23 Ooredoo Cup, despite a 2-1 loss to Qatar SC in their final group match that was played on Friday at Qatar University Pitch 4.

The Wolves finished in second place in Group A with 9 points from 3 victories and two defeats.

Goals from Andre Ayew in the 10th minute, and Rodrigo Tabata in the 15th minute had given Al-Sadd a two-goal cushion, but Qatar SC came back through strikes from Abdulrahman Al-Jassem (69′), Badr Banoun (83′) and Matheus Jussa (83′).

The match witnessed the sending off of Al-Sadd goalkeeper Yousef Al Balushi in the 61st minute.


Al Sadd x Qatar SC (2022-23 Ooredoo Cup – Group A Fifth Round)


Qatar University Pitch 4


Al-Sadd: Yousef Abdulla, Hashim Ali, Bahaa Mamdouh, Hassan Ahmed, Jung Woo-young , Abdulrahman Rashed, Mohammed Naceur, Rodrigo Tabata, Santi Cazorla, Baghdad Bounedjah, André Ayew

Qatar SC: Mutasem Al-Bastami, Omar Al-Emadi, Matheus dos Santos, Bashar Resan, Nasser Bakhsh, Badr Banoun, Moataz Al-Bastami, Khaled Mahmoudi, Issa Ahmed, Jassim Al-Jalabi, Ibrahim Majid


Qatar SC won 3-2


Andre Ayew 10′
Rodrigo Tabata 15′
Abdul Rahman Al-Jassem 69′
Badr Banoun 83′ (penalty)
Mateos dos Santos 85′


Abdulrahman Rashid 40′
Tabata 55′
Yousef Al-Balushi 61′ (red card)


Sultan Al-Sharshani (referee)
Juma Al-Borshid (assistant 1)
Mohamed Youssef (assistant 2)
Abdullah Al-Nasser (fourth referee)