Qatar eyeing Brazil friendly before Copa America

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Qatar eyeing Brazil friendly before Copa America

Newly-crowned Asian Cup champs Qatar could play friendlies against Brazil or Uruguay in June in front of playing in the Copa America, the group's mentor and authorities said on Wednesday. 

The South American mammoths are among a rundown of groups Qatar are endeavoring to verify matches against - others incorporate Colombia, Panama and the USA - in front of their first Copa America appearance. 

"We have to conclude the arrangements however beyond any doubt we have to play two or three recreations," said mentor Felix Sanchez on the sidelines of an honor service for the triumphant squad in Doha. 

"We set up a rundown of potential groups that we might want to play against yet additionally we have to see their accessibility." 

Qatar Football Association (QFA) president Sheik Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed al-Thani said the group's first benevolent would be toward the beginning of June. 

"It will be [a team] from South America, we will report it as quickly as time permits," he said. 

Qatar have been attracted a gathering with Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay in the Copa America, which begins on June 15. 

The 2022 World Cup hosts could likewise set up a preparation camp in the United States in front of the competition. 

Qatar's incorporation in the Copa America - alongside that of Japan - at first cocked eyebrows yet the two groups achieved the Asian Cup last. 

Qatar's triumph, prominently accomplished in the lawn of United Arab Emirates, would help support the nation's "football" notoriety, said Spaniard Sanchez. 

Sheik Hamad included that the QFA was "working" on another agreement for Sanchez following the Asian Cup triumph. 

Sanchez, notwithstanding, said he didn't require one, yet when asked to what extent his current contract was for, he said he proved unable "recollect".