Ooredoo Cup Round 8 – Al Rayyan vs Al Wakrah
Al Rayyan face Al Wakrah in Round 8 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup. The kick-off is at 16:00 at the Al Wakrah Stadium on Sunday. Both teams are seeking to win and collect the three points from this confrontation, which is expected to witness great excitement. And b
Ooredoo Cup - Round 7: Al Ahli 0 Al Rayyan 2
Al Rayyan on Saturday defeated Al Ahli 2-0 in Round 7 (Group A) of the2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup match at Al Khor Stadium. With the win on Saturday, Al Rayyan now have a tally of 6 points while Al Ahli remained pegged at 6 points.
Ooredoo Cup Round 7 – Al Ahli vs Al Rayyan
Saturday, 27th November, 2021 18:10 kick-off at Al Khor Stadium Al Ahli face Al Rayyan in Round 7 (Group B) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Khor Stadium on Saturday. The kick-off is at 18:10. Al Ahli, who have featured in two draws in their last two matches, will
Ooredoo Cup Round 5 – Al Shamal 0 Al Rayyan 3
Al Rayyan beat Al Shamal 3-0 in Round 5 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup match at Al Khor Stadium on Tuesday. Ali Malolah Karimi (57th minute) and Hashim Ali (61st minute and 64th minute) showed good form in the second half to power Al Rayyan to their first wi
Ooredoo Cup Round 5 – Al Shamal vs Al Rayyan
Tuesday, 16th November, 2021 18:10 kick-off at Al Khor Stadium Al Shamal face Al Rayyanin Round 5 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Khor Stadium on Tuesday. The kick-off is at 18:10. Al Ahli, Al Wakrah and Umm Salal are the other teams in Group A.
Ooredoo Cup Round 4 Review
The 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup Round 4 fixtures, held on 8th and 9th November, 2021, saw a total of 14 goals being scored across the four matches. THE RESULTS Al Gharafa bt Al Sailiya 3-1 Qatar SC lost to Al Arabi&n
Ooredoo Cup Round 4 – Al Rayyan 1 Umm Salal 2
Umm Salal defeated Al Rayyan 2-1 in Round 4 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Wakrah Stadium on Tuesday. Saoud Farhan (60th minute) and Ali Al Yazidi (81st minute) scored for Umm Salal after Yacine Brahimi (18th minute) had put Al Rayyan ahead. Umm Salal mov
Ooredoo Cup Round 4 – Al Rayyan vs Umm Salal
Tuesday, 9th November, 2021 16:00 kick-off at Al Wakrah Stadium Al Rayyan face Umm Salal in Round 4 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Wakrah Stadium on Tuesday. The kick-off is at 16:00. Al Ahli, Al Wakrah and Al Shamal are the other teams in Group A.
QNB Stars League Week 9 Review
- The title race between Al Sadd and Al Duhail intensified, while Umm Salal achieved their first victory and advanced to the sixth position. And Qatar SC got back to winning ways. - The round also saw Al Arabi continue to win, Al Wakrah stumble, Al Gharafa make a comeback at the exp
QNB Stars League Week 9 – Al Rayyan 0 Al Gharafa 2
Al Gharafa beat Al Rayyan 2-0 in Week 9 of the 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Wednesday. Mahdi Tahrat (43rd minute) and Ahmed Al Janehi (69th minute) scored the goals as Al Gharafa raised their points tally to 15, while Al Rayyan remained on nine poin
Al Khor Stadium
Al Khor Stadium
Saoud Bin Abdulrahman - Al Wakrah Stadium
Thani Bin Jassim - Al Gharafa Stadium
Grand Hamad - Al Arabi Stadium
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President: Sheikh Ali bin Saud Al Thani
Nick Name: The Lions
Qatar League: 1975-76, 1977-78, 1981-82, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1989-90, 1994-95, 2015-16
Qatar Crown Prince 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:19/11/1965
Seasons in QSL: 2
In December, 2020, after Uruguayan coach Diego Aguirre resigned as Al Rayyan coach due to personal reasons, it was announced that Frenchman Laurent Blanc would coach the team.
Blanc, born on 19th November, 1965, has had a long career with the French national team. He is a member of the golden generation that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship. He was one of the most prominent defensive players in the French national team and clubs he played for, most notably Barcelona in Spain, Inter Milan in Italy and Manchester United in England.
After his retirement as a player, he took up coaching and took over the reins of French club Bordeaux for three years. He helped them win the French league championship and coached Paris Saint-Germain for three years and won with them many tournaments besides being in charge of the French national team from 2010 to 2012.
He was chosen as the best coach in the French League in 2008, 2015 and 2016.