It’s a celebration time for Xavi because his team and the hosts, Al Sadd have sealed a win in the dominant match against Sepahan of Iran in the AFC League championship. The victory came in front of a large number of football fans supporting the home team at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium. This helped the Wolves, having Xavi Hernandez as the frontman, to reach the top of the standings of Group C thanks to the difference in goals. Al Sadd and Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia have both collected 4 points from their games. Sepahan, on the other hand, went down to the third place in the group consisting of four teams, even after clinching the win from the Al Ain team with 4-1.
The support from Hassan Al Haydos, the skipper of the national team of Qatar and the only goal from Akram Afif were responsible for Al Sadd to win the game. They made their intentions very clear from the kick-off on the big day. The early minutes were hopeful for Xavi’s team, who tested the defense on a regular basis without even managing to find out what is going on at the back of the net. Mehdi Kiani, the captain of Sepahan, produced a terrific tackle for stopping a breakaway by Afif, declared as the best player from Asia in the 18th
minute and Baghdad Bounedjah passed the ball when he should have tried his luck after some time.
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The Public Relations Department and the Department of Quality and Planning of the Interior Ministry organized a workshop on the reputation of security for the 2022 World Cup to be held in Qatar. This workshop was supported by the Reputation Institute. A number of directors from various departments in the ministry participated in this workshop. The main aim of this workshop is to help the Ministry of Interior to present a safe World Cup to everyone. It also aims to observe the ways by which the security reputation can be enhanced in the 2022 World Cup by looking at the security pillars of the 2019-2020 World Reputation Index.
The workshop also examined the security themes and indicators that have been stated in the annual global reputation report. This report is issued by the Reputation Institute. This workshop also examined the associated efforts and risks that help to form a road map for addressing them in line with the efforts and for the contribution of achieving a distinctive security reputation in the candidate as well as target countries for the FIFA World Cup 2022.
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The Socceroos might be wearing the maroon and light blue kit for the World Cup 2022 and it is going to have a commemorative strip prospectively on cards for marking the centenary of the team.
They are going to celebrate their hundredth birthday in the year 2022 and the management and board of Football Federation Australia is looking forward to honoring this occasion by restoring the uniform which had been worn nu the first international of the country in 1922-23 as they lost to New Zealand by 3-1 on 17th June at Carisbrook in Dunedin.
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The AFC 2022 World Cup qualifiers have been going on with the third round of fixtures played during the international break. On Tuesday Asian giants Iran lost to Bahrain in their qualifier in the filled Bahrain National stadium.
The ongoing tensions in the Middle East were seen from the start of the game with Bahrain fans jeering the Iran national anthem while their players were smiling to the anthem. This act infuriated the Iranians in what proved to be a testy game.
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Igor Stimac claims that he is extremely happy with the 1-1 draw with Syria in the group stages of the Intercontinental Cup. After defeats against Tajikistan and North Korea, India were able to pick up a point in this final group match. Even though India finished at the bottom of the group after having taken just one point from the three matches,Stimac claimed that he is happy with the outcome.
The former Croatia national team boss claims that the Indian players are starting to respond to his tactics and ideas. Hence, he thinks that it may not be long before India start to produce a strong set of results and qualify for the upcoming World Cup 2022. India have been grouped alongside teams like Qatar, Afghanistan, Oman, and Bangladesh in the Asian qualifiers second round.
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According to Riyad Mahrez, the football star of Algeria “The 2022 World Cup will be the finest one would have ever seen and we are hoping to play best matches here.” We are all looking forward to it”, said star player Riyad Mahrez. The start coach and star player of Algeria both have praised the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) for its preparations and plans for 2022 Qatar, along with Riyad Mahrez who said, that this tournament is going to be the most excellent FIFA World Cup.
Algeria is Now Busy in Africa Cup of Nations Preparation
The winder of Manchester City as well as the winner of the Premier League in 2016 and 2019 went to SC’s Legacy Pavilion and he was accompanied by coach of Algeria and former national team boss Qatar Djamel Belmadi at the time when his team was preparing for Africa Cup of Nations which is going to start soon.
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