Al Rayyan’s Sultan out injured for one month


Al Rayyan’s Sultan Al Kuwari will be missing in action for one month as he is recovering from a leg injury he suffered during their 3-2 victory over Al Gharafa in Week 9 of the QNB Stars League on Saturday.

The Under-21 player will also miss the fifth round of QSL Cup even as Al Rayyan had qualified for the semifinals after the fourth with an all-win record.

The fifth round is tentatively scheduled for 11th and 12th December. The semifinals will be on 16th December and final is slated for 19th December.

Sultan is one player The Lions’ Danish coach Michael Laudrup has much confidence in.

Al Rayyan leapfrogged Al Sadd to second position in the standings with 24 points after The Wolves lost to leaders Al Duhail.

The team is preparing for their QNB Stars League Week 10 match-up with fifth-placed Umm Salal at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Thursday, 30th November.