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Football squad set for Al Ahli friendly

Football squad set for Al Ahli friendly

In their first pre-season friendly; Al Gharafa will take on fellow QSL outfit Al Ahli at the Thani bin Jassim Stadium on Thursday. Marcos Paqueta will seize the opportunity to increase match-form gradually following two weeks of intensive training. ...

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Paqueta leads squad in pre-season training

Paqueta leads squad in pre-season training

~~ Recently appointed coach Marcos Paqueta has conducted the first pre-season training session, it emerged on Wednesday. The raining session included all the players except for those who were called to national teams, Bilal Mohammed and Qassim Burhan ...

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Seniors prepare for new season in Germany

Seniors prepare for new season in Germany

In preparation for the upcoming season,  the senior squad will hold a summer training camp in Germany. The two-week  training camp will commence on July 30 and is set to take place in the German city of Nuremberg. The team's preliminary ...

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Paqueta takes over as new coach

Paqueta takes over as new coach

In a press confrence held specifically for the occasion,Al Gharafa introduced coach Marcos Paqueta  as the new coach for the senior squad for the 2014/2015 season. The press confrence paired the Brazilian with ffotball director Sheikh Hamad bi...

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Al Gharafa to unveil Paqueta as new coach

Al Gharafa to unveil Paqueta as new coach

~~Tomorrow, coach Marcos Paqueta will be introduced as the new coach for Al Gharafa for the 2014/2015 season. Paqueta, have led Al Gharafa to two consecutive league title in addition to other silverware in his tenor as Al Gharafa coach in 2008 and 2009...

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Former Al Gharafa player Fernandão dies in helicopter crash

Former Al Gharafa player Fernandão dies in helicopter crash

News out of Brazil this morning leaves us with some sad news, as reports have surfaced that the former Al Gharafa striker Fernandão died in a helicopter crash last night in Aruanã, a province in central Brazil. The 36 year-old had spent...

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Fuhaid recovers in two months

Fuhaid recovers in two months

Veteran midfielder Fuhaid Al Shammari had undergone a surgery to treat four fractures yesterday in Germany. Fuhaid is expected to attend one final medical session next week, before returning to Doha on June 22. as he is set to hit the training ground...

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Football director laments below-par refereeing

Football director laments below-par refereeing

After watching his side exit the HH Emir Cup following a 1-2 defeat to Al Sadd on Saturday, Football director Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Thani praised his players for a spirited display at the Jassim bin Hamad stadium. He was quoted: Our player hav...

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Semi-finals referees announced

Semi-finals referees announced

The referees committee of the Qatar football association has announced the referees of the quarterfinal match between Al Gharafa and Sadd on Saturday. The referees are : Abdullah Al Bloushi,  saoud Ahmad,  MOhammed Abdulaleem,  Banjar ...

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Agguire: It will be a difficult match

Agguire: It will be a difficult match

In the pre-game press conference held at the QFA headquarters; Coach Diego Agguire was adamant in his belief when it came to his side's ability to emerge victorious out of tomorrow's game against Al Sadd. It will be an important match again...

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