Qatar Stars league side Al Arabi has bolstered their ranks ahead of the new campaign with the capture of Al Rayyan youngster Abdulrahman Anad. The player, who was last season on loan with Al Shahania, is a regular at U-23 level and will be hoping to make an impact at the Dream Team over the course of the new season. The signing of Anad, who has two brothers who play for Al Gharafa and Al Rayyan, represents the end of a busy week on the transfer front for Arabi.
Earlier on in the week, Arabi management confirmed a trio of professional players for the side. With midfielder Diego Jardel, defender Ammar Jemal and striker Mardik Mardikian had signed contracts with the club. Arabi will begin training at the start of next week under the guidance of new coach Kais Yaâkoubi. The squad will then head to Slovenia for a preseason training camp which will take place from the 31st of July till the 28th of August.
Adil Rhaili arrives at Umm Salal
Umm Salal has announced the signing of Moroccan international defender Adil Rhaili on a one year contract. Orange Fortress officials confirmed the news late last night, with the 26-year-old signing his deal in the presence of Umm Salal president Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser al-Thani.
Rhaili was signed from Kuwaiti side Kuwait Sports Club has been handed the number four shirt for his new side. The signing of the central defender means that Umm Salal now have three confirmed professional players for the new season, with Rhaili joining Ivorian striker Yannick Sagbo and Syrian attacker Mahmoud al-Mawas in the side. It is also expected that Umm Salal will be signing another Moroccan defender in the form of Jalal Daoudi, prior to the player completing a medical with the side. It’s been a busy week for Umm Salal in the transfer window, having previously announced the signing of six players to contract at the start of the week. Now Rhaili and his new side will begin their preparations for the new QSL campaign.
Mosaab completes Markhiya transfer
QSL new boys Al Markhiya have further strengthened their side ahead of their return to the QSL with the signing of former Al Rayyan defender Mosaab Mahmoud.
The club unveiled the former Qatar international player on Wednesday evening, with the 34-year-old defender penning a one-year deal with the side. Mosaab has also been handed the number three shirt, in the presence of club officials. The signing of Mosaab has capped off a busy week for the newly-promoted team, which completed the signing of Iraqi defender Rebin Sulaka earlier on the week. Markhiya pre-season camp will be held in Bulgaria from the 21st of August till the 5th of September.
Al Shahania sign Spanish coach Jose Bibi
Al Shahania sports Club has agreed a one-year deal with Spanish coach Jose Bibi Murcia, to lead the team in the next season. The Spanish coach has led many clubs in European leagues, like the Bulgarian club Leski Sofia and other clubs in the Spanish league, such as Albacete and Celta Vigo, as well as the second team of Atletico Madrid.
Al Shahania relegated to the second division in the last season after losing with a single goal in the playoff against Qatar, and left the team during the current summer transfer striker Fahd Khalfan and second goalkeeper Jassim Al Hel. The management of Al Shahania club seeks to strengthen the team with a number of players in order to have the ability to return to the Qatar Stars League, although the competition will not be easy, especially in the presence of teams such as Al Wakrah and Al Shamal aspiring to return to the QSL.
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