QSL Cup Kicks Off on Tuesday
The QSL Cup will kick off its first match on Tuesday with teams in Group A looking for the perfect start.
Group A, which includes Al-Duhail, Qatar SC, Al Gharafa, Al Khor, Al Kharaitiyat and Al Sailiya.
The tournament opens with a strong meeting between Al-Duhail and Qatar Club at Al Gharafa Stadium at 17:45, followed by Al Gharafa match with Al Khor at Al Duhail Stadium and Al Kharaitiyat with Al Sailiya at Al Wakrah Stadium at 19:55.
According to the tournament system, the QSL Cup will be held in a one-round tournament in each group, with the first and second teams to reach the semi-finals and semi-finalists to reach the final.
Below is quick overview on what to expect in each game:
Al-Duhail and Qatar SC to kick of the tournament
Qatar SC will be looking for revenge in their first match, the team lost to Al-Duhail in the first round of the QNB Stars League. The Kings, who has most of his stars and professionals available for the game, hopes to exploit the shortage of some Al-Duhail players, who are away for international duty.
Al Gharafa against Al Khor
In the second game, Al Gharafa will be looking for their first win in any competition this season when they play Al Khor, after having drawn twice and lost once in the QNB Stars League, while Al Khor aims to achieve a good start, especially after securing a number of key signings in recent weeks and a number of their signings will be looking for their debut in the QSL Cup.
Al Kharaitiyat against Al Sailiya
Al-Kharaitiyat will play with Al-Sailiya in a very strong matchup. The two teams will play most of their stars except for Al-Sailiya player Abdul-Karim Al-Ali. Al-Sailiya is currently in a good run of form and sitting forth in the QNB Stars League, While Al-Kharaitiyat wasted the chance to get their first win in their previous game against Al Khor in the dying minutes.