The Qatar national football team, known as “The Maroons,” is a source of immense national pride. Playing at Khalifa International Stadium and Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, they have achieved a respected position in Asian football. As the defending champions of the AFC Asian Cup, Qatar’s success in 2019 showcased their dedication and exceptional skills. Their membership in FIFA and the AFC solidifies their legacy, and their upcoming participation in the AFC Asian Cup signifies their commitment to a prominent position in Asian football.
In this article, we will delve into Qatar’s impressive track record in the AFC Asian Cup, provide an overview of their upcoming matches in the 2024 tournament, and eagerly await the exciting announcement of the team’s squad for this highly-anticipated event.
Qatar’s Past Performance at AFC Asian Cup
Qatar’s journey in the AFC Asian Cup spans a dynamic history. Commencing from their earlier years, the nation’s participation and achievements within this tournament have undergone a significant evolution. The table of their performances vividly illustrates their progress. Starting from their absence in the tournament’s initial years to becoming the champions in the latest edition, Qatar’s football trajectory is marked by determination and growth.
|1956||Did not participate||–|
|1960||Did not participate||–|
|1964||Did not participate||–|
|1968||Did not participate||–|
|1972||Did not participate||–|
|1976||Did not qualify||–|
|1996||Did not qualify||–|
|2023||Qualified as hosts||–|
Qatar’s Schedule at AFC Asian Cup 2024
The schedule for Qatar in the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2024 has been unveiled, offering a glimpse into the challenges the team will face. The three group-stage matches for Qatar are lined up as follows:
|12 January 2024||Qatar vs Lebanon||Lusail, Qatar|
|17 January 2024||Tajikistan vs Qatar||Al Khor, Qatar|
|22 January 2024||Qatar vs China||Al Rayyan, Qatar|
Qatar Team Squad, Player List for AFC Asian Cup 2024
Awaiting the official announcement, the Qatar team’s player list for the AFC Asian Cup 2024 is yet to be disclosed. The 26-men probable player list is eagerly awaited and will be updated here upon its official release. The anticipation among fans and analysts for the squad that will represent Qatar in this prestigious tournament is at an all-time high, promising an exciting lineup of talented players to defend the nation’s honor on the football pitch.