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DOHA: The draw for the Arab Cup U-20 was made today at Hilton Hotel on
Tuesday. Eight Arab teams from across the region have participated in
the draw and are set to compete in Doha from 2nd June 2014 until 14th
Qatar are placed in Group B.
The draw was conducted by Walid Al Kurdi, Member of the Local
Organising Committee and General Coordinator of the tournament, and
Ali Al Dayfan, Competition Committee Coordinator.
The Draw Ceremony was attended by various QFA and UAFA officials.
Joining them were Ali Jassim Al Muftah, CEO of Arab Cup U-20
Organising Committee and UAFA’s General Secretary, Saeed bin Ali
Ali Jassim Al Muftah, CEO of Arab Cup U-20 Organising Committee, said:
“Hosting the Arab Cup U-20 is very important for our U-19 Team because
it will act as a good preparation for the AFC U-19 Championship 2014
that will take place in Myanmar in October. Qatar’s team is considered
one of the strong teams, not just in the Arab region but also in the
Asia region. Arab Cup-20 is not at the level of the Gulf, but the
Asian level, pointing out that all the possibilities available, and
that the team is well-equipped for a long time.”
He added: “Qatar U-19 team should easily qualify to later stages of
the tournament as they are set to undergo extensive training ahead of
the tournament. They are in Group B, with KSA, Sudan and Lebanon which
means they will play strong matches as these are strong regional
Group A of the tournament includes Tunisia, Iraq, Mauritania, and
Djibouti while Group B includes Qatar, Sudan Lebanon, and KSA.