The head of the organising committee of the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers, Ali Hamoud al-Nuaimi, said that all preparations for the tournament are going ahead to ensure a successful event.
His statement came as Doha will host the matches of Group C, which includes Qatar, India, Syria and Turkmenistan, from July 19 to 23.
Al-Nuaimi said that a local working group with members from different departments of Qatar Football Association is working to help the AFC in this qualifiers, adding that tournament’s hotels and training grounds were already approved.
Al Arabi stadium will be the venue of the Syrian team’s training sessions, while the stadium will also host training sessions of Turkmenistan.
The Indian team will hold training sessions at Football Development Department pitches, whereas the Qatari team will be based at Al Sadd stadium.
Al-Nuaimi praised the great role played by Hamad Medical Corporation and Aspetar, the specialised Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, which will provide all medical services to the participating delegations during the qualifiers.
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