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Qatar vs Lebanon Asian Cup team news, lineups, Kick-off Time

Opening Match!
January 12, 2024
Qatar vs Lebanon
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Qatar vs Lebanon: The Asian Cup 2023/24 Opening Match is scheduled on January 12 at 9:45 pm Nepal time and 9:30 pm India time, team news.

In a surprising twist, Qatar takes on the responsibility of hosting the AFC Asian Cup, just a year after their successful World Cup stint.

Defending champions Qatar undergo significant changes, parting ways with Spanish coach Felix Sanchez after a disappointing World Cup performance. Carlos Queiroz’s brief stint ends abruptly, leading to Tintin Marquez taking over as the team’s new head.

Qatar vs Lebanon Match Time

MatchNepal TimeIndia TimeDate
Qatar vs Lebanon9:45 pm9:30 pmJanuary 12

Marquez’s Mixed Start

Tintin Marquez, the newly appointed head coach, experiences a mixed start to his tenure. While a solid 3-0 victory over Cambodia boosts confidence, a subsequent 2-1 defeat to Jordan raises questions about the team’s consistency.

Qatar’s Dominance Over Lebanon

Despite recent changes, Qatar approaches the AFC Asian Cup opener against Lebanon with confidence, having not lost to them in the last six encounters. The historical dominance includes a convincing 2-0 win in the 2019 edition of the competition.

Possible Lineups

The possible starting lineup for Qatar features influential players such as Al-Sheeb, Hatem, and Mohammad. Lebanon counters with a lineup that includes Khalil, Maatouk, and El-Helwe. The clash promises an exciting curtain-raiser for the AFC Asian Cup.

Anticipation for the Tournament

As Qatar prepares to defend its title, football enthusiasts eagerly await the AFC Asian Cup’s kickoff, anticipating how the defending champions will perform under the guidance of their new coach in this highly awaited tournament.


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Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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