Qatar SC lose to Iraq Olympic team


Qatar SC went down fighting to the Iraq Olympic team in a friendly, played as part of their preparations for the second phase of QNB Stars League.

The Iraq Olympic team, which is camping in Doha, won the match at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Wednesday by a second-half goal.

Qatar SC had also played two friendlies. They were held goalless by Al Khor before their 3-0 victory over Umm Salal.

The Kings will face Al Gharafa in another friendly fixture on Sunday.

Qatar SC, who are placed 11th with eight points, host Al Duhail in the QNB Stars League’s 12th round on 13th January.

Qatari coach Abdullah Mubarak is busy shaping up the team for the tough and hectic second phase of the tournament, given that they did not enjoy a good run in the first half of the season, to the dismay of team management and fans.