Kuwaiti national team prepares for the Asian qualifiers (Getty)</p><div><p dir="RTL" style="margin-bottom:11px; text-align:right">Spanish coach Andres Carrasco, coach of the national team, announced <a target="_blank" href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/%D8%B4%D9%8A%D8%AE-%D8%B3%D8%B9%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D9%83%D8%B4%D9%81-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%86%D8%AA%D8%AE%D8%A8-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D9%88%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%8A-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D8%B5%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%B9%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D8%B6%D8%AD%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%AD%D8%B1" rel="noopener">Kuwaiti, </a>His squad, which is preparing to compete in the joint qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 Asian Cup in China, following the end of the Crown Prince Cup, which took place on Tuesday, and was crowned the team title. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/%22%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%B2%D8%B1%D9%82%22-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D9%88%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D9%8F%D8%AD%D8%B1%D8%AC-%22%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%B7%D9%84%22-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A5%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%8A-%D9%88%D9%8A%D9%81%D8%B1%D8%B6-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%87-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%84" rel="noopener">Kuwait</a>.
The Kuwaiti Football Association published on its official account on “Twitter” the names of the squad, which consisted of 26 players, and included the players Reda Hani, Khaled Ibrahim, Sultan Al-Anzi, Bader Al-Mutawa, Eid Al-Rashidi (Al-Qadisiyah), Bandar Bursli, Hussein Kankouni, Hamad Al-Harbi, Shabib Al-Khalidi and Mohammed. Al-Azmi (Kazma), Dhari Al-Otaibi, Fahad Al-Hajri, Fahd Hammoud, Abdulaziz Naji, Talal Al-Fadhel, Ahmed Zanki and Faisal Zayed (Kuwait), Hussein Al-Mousawi, Hamad Al-Qallaf, Fawaz Al-Otaibi, Mubarak Al-Fennini and Mahdi Dashti (Al-Salmiya), Bandar Al-Salama and Suleiman Abdul-Ghafour ( Al-Arabi), Khaled Shaman (Al-Nasr), and Saud Al-Janaei (Solidarity).
On January 18, the Palestine national team will be a guest in a friendly match against Al-Azraq, who is in another test match against Iraq in Basra on January 27th. The two matches are part of Kuwait’s preparation for the two decisive confrontations in front of its host Australia on March 25 next, and its host Jordan in 30 of it in the seventh and eighth rounds of the second group of joint qualifiers.
Australia occupies first place in the group with 12 points from 4 games against Kuwait, who are only ahead of Jordan on goal difference. Nepal comes fourth, with 3 points from 5 matches, against Taiwan, the last fifth.
The director of Kuwait’s first national football team, Fahd Awad, stated that the technical staff, led by Spanish coach Andres Carrasco, has chosen 26 players in the Azraq gathering scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, in preparation for the friendly confrontation with the brotherly Palestine national team on January 18th. KuwaitFA pic.twitter.com/l0rx2o4Rdj
– KuwaitFA (@KuwaitFA) January 13, 2021