Launch of Executive Programme between FIFA and Qatar Stars League during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The Qatar Stars League (QSL) announced the launch of an Executive Programme for the management of football club companies (clubs), in co-operation with FIFA during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, as part of the implementation of QSL’s development strategy project to upgrade the technical and prof
FIFA Referee Cup continues
Competition continues in the FIFA Referee Cup, part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, held in co-operation and co-ordination between the Qatar Stars League and FIFA, and in line with the preparations and arrangements for the referees officiating in the 2022 World Cup. The second-round m
Strong start to FIFA Referee Cup
The FIFA Referee Cup, part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, has been launched in co-operation and co-ordination between the Qatar Stars League and FIFA, and in line with the preparations and arrangements for the referees officiating in the 2022 World Cup matches. This tournament is bei
Al Rayyan, Al Arabi tied 1-1 in Ooredoo Cup Round 5
Al Rayyan and Al Arabi were tied 1-1 in Round 5, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Egla 4 Stadium on Saturday. Al Rayyan took the lead through youngster Mustafa Elsayed in the 39th minute, while Fahad Shnein scored the equalizer for Al Arabi in the 74th minute. Al
Al Rayyan vs Al Arabi in Ooredoo Cup Round 5
Al Rayyan face Al Arabi in Round 5, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Saturday, 15th October. The kick-off is at 19:00 at the Al Egla 4 Stadium. Al Duhail, Al Shamal, Al Gharafa and Al Markhiya are the other teams in Group B. Group A consists of Al Sadd, Al Wakrah, Umm S
Al Duhail defeat Al Rayyan 3-0 in Ooredoo Cup Round 4
Al Duhail got the better of Al Rayyan by a 3-0 margin in Round 4, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Egla Stadium 4 on Saturday. Michael Olunga (fifth and 36th minutes) and Suhaib Gannan (51st minute) scored the goals as Al Duhail cemented their position on top of the
Al Duhail to clash with Al Rayyan in Ooredoo Cup Round 4
Al Duhail face Al Rayyan in Round 4, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Saturday, 8th October. The kick-off is at 19:00 at the Al Egla 4 Stadium. Al Arabi, Al Gharafa, Al Shamal and Al Markhiya are the other teams in Group B. Group A consists of Al Sadd, Al Wakrah, Umm Sa
Al Rayyan score over Al Shamal 4-2 in Ooredoo Cup Round 3
Al Rayyan defeated Al Shamal 4-2 in Round 3, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup at the Qatar University 4 Stadium on Sunday. Both Al Rayyan and Al Shamal were locked 1-1 at half-time, but some sizzling action in the second half saw the former score a big win. The goal sc
Al Rayyan and Al Shamal to meet in third round in search of a win
Al Rayyan face Al Shamal in Round 3, Group B of the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup on Sunday, 2nd October. The kick-off is at 19.15 at the Qatar University Stadium 4. Both teams have one point each so far. Al Rayyan suffered a 3-4 loss to Al Gharafa in the first round and had a 1-1 dra
Ooredoo Cup Championship
As the 2022-2023 season Ooredoo Cup’s Rounds 3, 4, and 5 matches will be held at the training venues of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, where there are no facilities to host fans, the Qatar Stars League has decided to hold those fixtures without the presence of fans.
Al Egla 4
Al Egla 4
Qatar University 4
Thani Bin Jassim - Al Gharafa
Saoud Bin Abdulrahman - Al Wakrah
MATCHES PLAYED 7
President: Sheikh Ali bin Saud Al Thani
Nick Name: The Lions
QNB Stars League: 1975-76, 1977-78, 1981-82, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1989-90, 1994-95, 2015-16
Qatar Cup: 1995, 1996, 2001, 2012
Al Rayyan were established in 1967 after the merging of old Al Rayyan and Al Nusoor sports clubs. The Lions, as they are nicknamed, have enjoyed a trophy-laden past and have won the league championship eight times.
Al Rayyan last lifted the league shield in the 2015-16 season, which was their first title in 21 years.
Al Rayyan have a large and passionate fan base, and are a regular presence in all tournaments. They have a special place in Qatar football and contributed a huge number of players to various national teams.
Date of Birth:09/02/1979
Name: Nicolas Cordova
Date of birth: February 9, 1979
In the league: 1 season
Chilean coach Nicolas Cordova took over the task of coaching Al Rayyan, succeeding French coach Laurent Blanc.
Cordova, born on 9th February, 1979, was a midfielder.
He played for several clubs in South America and represented the Chile national team.
Cordova took up coaching after retiring as a player and guided the Chile Under-20 team. He also coached native clubs Palestino, Santiago Wanderers and Universitario.