Al Sadd add Akram Afif to their ranks


QNB Stars League second-placed team Al Sadd signed a contract with Akram Afif till the end of this season, on loan from Villarreal, Spain, in order to strengthen the team ahead of the forthcoming domestic and AFC Champions League fixtures.

Akram, who represented Qatar at the recent Asian Under-23 Championship in China, will join the Al Sadd camp in time for their Qatar Clasico against Al Rayyan on 8th February.

Al Sadd had already signed four players in the winter transfer period, the others being Ali Faridoun, Sami Subait, Hamed Ismail and Abdelkarim Hassan.