Al Arabi get ready for first friendly in Slovenia


: QNB Stars League team Al Arabi will take on Slovenian side NK Dravograd in a pre-season friendly on Monday.

Al Arabi, coached by Luka Bonacic, are camped in Slovenia for their pre-season training camp. Al Arabi are scheduled to appear in more friendlies in the coming days, the club said.

Coach Bonacic is currently working on his starting line-up ahead of the new season that kicks off on August 4.

Last season, Al Arabi finished the regular football season in 7th spot.

Al Arabi will remain in Slovenia until July 22 following which they will return to Doha and continue with their preparations for the new season.

The Doha side flew out of Qatar last Thursday and has undergone extensive training for the last four days.

The team is currently busy with two training sessions on a daily basis, a team official said.

Al Arabi open the QNB Stars League season against Al Khor on August 4.