Match Preview - Al Shahania Vs Qatar SC


Al Shahania takes on Qatar SC with QSL survival on the line

Al Shahania will face second placed Qatar Gas League outfit Qatar SC on Wednesday evening knowing that a victory will ensure their place in the QSL for a second straight season.

The Oryxes will certainly be expecting a test against Qatar SC, who are considered one of the biggest sides in Qatar down the years. Shahania head coach Igor Štimac will be hoping that is side are ready and raring to fight for their QSL status in this one off encounter.

Shahania will have a fully fit squad for the game after resting a host of players in their 2-2 draw with QSL champions Lekhwiya in the final game of the QSL season. One player expected to play some part is Iranian attacker Rahim Zahivi who has been missing recently through injury.

As for Qatar SC, they have finished second in the Qatar Gas League this season and will be hungry to get back into the QSL following their relegation last term. The Kings, who are managed by Qatari coach Abdullah Mubarak just missed out on promotion to the QSL, finishing just behind Al Markhiya. They will be looking to upset Al Shahania and return to the QSL at the first time of asking.

The match between the two sides will take place on Wednesday the 19th of April 2017 at Lekhwiya stadium. You can pick up tickets for the match here.