TDT | Manama
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Bahrain’s under-23 Olympic soccer group have picked up their coaching for his or her upcoming competitions on the regional and continental ranges. The Bahrainis are gearing up for each the West Asian Soccer Federation (WAFF) U23 Championship in addition to for the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2022 Qualifiers, each of that are scheduled to happen this October.
The nationals are scheduled to play two worldwide pleasant matches towards Tajikistan over the subsequent week as a part of their present programme. The primary face-off with the guests on Friday after which play as soon as once more on Monday subsequent week.
Head coach Ismail Karimi not too long ago named eight new gamers onto his checklist of 28 who at the moment are practising with the group.
This comes after eight others have been dropped. The additions embrace Khalid Khalil, Duaij Bader, Salem Aldoseri, Adulrahman Alkooheji, Mohammed Faris, Sayed Mahdi Sharaf, Saleh Mohammed and Mohammed Abdulqayoom.
They be part of their countrymen who’ve already been gearing up over the previous few weeks, specifically Ammar Mohammed, Younis Moussa, Adnan Fawaz, Abdulla Al Haiki, Ahmed Al Sherooqi, Hussain Abdulkarim, Abdullah Freih, Ebrahim Shareeda, Hamza Abdulla, Ali Al Dosari, Ali Muftah, Sayed Mohamed Ameen, Faisal Abdulla, Hassan Issa, Fahad Jassim, Ziyad Basel, Ebrahim Al Khattal, Hamad Fouad, Hamza Al Jebben and Abdulla Nimer.
The WAFF U23 Championship will likely be held in Saudi Arabia from October 4 to 12 with the participation of 11 groups. These are Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the UAE, Oman, Yemen, Iraq, Kuwait, host Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
A draw will likely be held on September 12 to separate the groups into three teams, two together with 4 groups and one other with three. In the meantime, Bahrain are in a tricky Group C for the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers alongside Iraq, Afghanistan and the Maldives. The qualifiers are scheduled for October 23 to 31.
Bahrain’s matches are to be held within the Kingdom. The Bahrainis open their qualifying marketing campaign on October 27 towards Afghanistan after which play the Maldives two nights later.
They shut out the qualifiers towards Iraq on October 31. Forty-two collaborating groups are in 11 teams, with 15 spots out there at subsequent 12 months’s AFC U23 Asian Cup.
The 11 group winners and 4 finest second-placed groups seal their qualification to the AFC U23 Asian Cup. Uzbekistan has already confirmed their place as event hosts, which would be the first time the event will likely be staged within the Asian Soccer Confederation’s (AFC) Central Zone.
Head coach Ismail Karimi offers directions on the group’s observe