Al Sadd start preparations for ‘Qatar Classico’


Al Sadd on Sunday started preparations for their QNB Stars League ‘Qatar Classico’ against Al Rayyan, scheduled for Friday.

Following their 3-1 win over Al Arabi in the ‘Qatar Derby’ in Round 5 of the league, the players went through their paces, watched by the technical staff of Portuguese coach Jesualdo Ferreira.

Meanwhile, Al Sadd midfielder Boualem Khoukhi underwent a medical examination for a muscle injury he sustained during their game against Al Arabi. He is to have further check-ups at Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital Aspetar in the run-up to the big match.