Al Arabi’s ‘friendly’ rivals identified


QNB Stars League side Al Arabi’s rival teams with whom they will play friendly matches during their pre-season camp in Moravske Toplice, Slovenia, from 5th to 22nd July, have been identified.

The games will be played on 9th, 14th, 18th and 21st July. The opponents are Serbia’s FC Vozdovac, Hungary’s FC Kapsover, Slovenia’s FC Nafta and Hungary’s ZTE in that order.

The players will be back in Doha on 30th June for a few days’ training before they travel to Slovenia, where Croatian coach Luka Bonasic whose services have been retained for one more season, will seek to gain maximum advantage on the technical and physical fronts.

Al Arabi finished seventh in the 2017-18 season QNB Stars League with 24 points.