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15 April 2019 07:24 pm

Amir Cup 2019 draw held

Khadiza Begum
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The Amir Cup draw was held today at the Kempinski Hotel where the top officials of Qatar Football Association (QFA) were present. QFA President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani headed the ceremony that also saw the attendance of domestic media along with officials of the clubs.

The 47th edition of the Amir Cup kicked off last week with one match already held. There will be five stages in the most popular football tournament in the country. The draw ceremony on Monday was also attended by members of the Executive Committee of QFA Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Buainain, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Thani, Hani Talib Balan and Mansour Al Ansari, Secretary General of QFA. Khalid Mubarak Al Kuwari, Director of Marketing and Communication Department of QFA was joined by Abdullah Al Saai, Director of Competitions and Players Affairs, Jassim Al-Rumaihi, Secretary-General of AGCFF, and a number of heads of departments and committees of the local organizing committee Players and officials of the 16 clubs were also present.

Amir cup 2019 draw

The ceremony began with an official explaining the format of the draw. A video was also played to recapture the chief moments from last year’s Amir Cup. On April 20, Al Shamal will take on Umm Sala at Thani Bin Jassim Stadium while Al Wakrah face Al Khor at the same venue in a late fixture. A day later, Al Markhiya take on Al Kharaitiyat at Grand Hamad Stadium while Muaither face Qatar SC at the same venue. In the third stage of the tournament on April 26, Al Arabi, Al Gharafa, Al Shahaniya and Al Ahli will take on the winners of the second round. In the fourth round on May 2, Al Duhail, Al Sadd, Al Sailiyah and Al Rayyan will play the winners of the third round. The semifinals will be played on May 11 and 12 while the title clash will be staged on May 16. he winners of the fifth round matches will play against each other. Winner of this match will be crowned champions of the 47th Emir Cup, the final will be held at Al Wakrah Stadium on 16 May 2019.

April 20th

Al Shamal vs. Umm Sala at Thani Bin Jassim Stadium

Al Wakrah vs. Al Khor at Thani Bin Jassim Stadium.

April 21st

Al Markhiya vs. Al Kharaitiyat at Grand Hamad Stadium

Muaither vs. Qatar SC at Grand Hamad Stadium

April 26th

Al Arabi vs. Winner M1

Al Gharafa vs. Winner M2

Al Shahaniya vs. Winner M3

Al Ahli vs. Winner M4

May 2nd

Al Duhail vs. Winner M5

Al Sadd vs. Winner M6

Al Sailiyah vs. Winner M7

Al Rayyan vs. Winner M8

May 11st & 12th : Semifinals

Winner M9 vs. Winner M10

Winner M11 vs. Winner M12

May 16th: Final at Al Wakra Stadium

Winner M19 vs. Winner M14


Stadiums

Grand Hamad Stadium, Al Arabi Sports Club

Thani bin Jassim Stadium, Al Gharafa Sports Club

Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, Al Sadd Sports Club

Abdulllah bin Khalifa Stadium, Al Duhail Sports Club
Al Wakrah Stadium

Source: Qatar Football Association