Al Gharafa readying for Al Kharaitiyat test


Al Gharafa are getting ready for their QSL Cup third-round Group A home game against Al Kharaitiyat, scheduled for 17th November.

The team’s technical staff, led by French coach Christian Gourcuff, made the players go through their paces following three days’ rest after their 2-0 victory over Qatar SC in Week 12 of the QNB Stars League.

Some players, who are on national duty, were absent from the training session. They were Abdulaziz Hatem, Yousef Hassan, Ahmed Alaaeldin (all Qatar national team), Mohammed Ismail, Hassan Waleed, Andrea Agus, Amro Seraj, Ilyas Ahmed and Hammam Al Amin (Olympic team).

Slovakian Vladimir Weiss and Iranian Mehdi Taremi also joined their teams for international duty.

Al Gharafa are fourth in Group A of QSL Cup table with two points from as many draws, against Qatar SC and Al Duhail.