Qatar set to make a roar on their 4th appearance

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Qatar set to make a roar on their 4th appearance

Qatar are set to make their fourth FIFA U-20 World Cup appearance in Poland, with Bruno Pinheiro's side hoping to enhance their last two trips at the worldwide event. 

Qatar will play their opening match against Nigeria on Friday at 7pm Doha time. 

In the wake of losing their opening 2018 AFC U-19 Championship game to the UAE, progressive successes over host country Indonesia and Chinese Taipei saw Qatar complete top of Group A by the tightest of edges. 

A 7-3 additional time thrashing of Thailand properly followed in the quarter-finals, before Qatar capitulated 3-1 to possible sprinters up South Korea in the last four. 


In the wake of seeing him exceed expectations at the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship, Qatar will search for an encore from striker Abdulrasheed Umaru. 

The Al Ahli forward found the net multiple times in Indonesia to arrive the Top Scorer grant, two in front of partner Hashim Ali, who is likewise set to show up in Poland. Exceptionally respected protector Nasir Baksh is by and by expected to lead his nation having captained Qatar in Indonesia. 

Poland 2019 will be Qatar's fourth FIFA U-20 World Cup appearance in the wake of making their competition debut in 1981 when they lost 4-0 in the last to West Germany. 

They proceeded to have the challenge's 1996 release however in this way neglected to achieve the knockout stage – a destiny which likewise occured for the West Asians when they completed base of Group C at New Zealand 2015.