Al Wakrah face Umm Salal in Week 9 of the 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 19:30 at the Al Arabi Stadium on Thursday, 4th November, 2021.
Al Wakrah made it big in the last round by defeating in-form Al Gharafa 1-0, with substitute Abdulghani Muneer scoring the goal. They stood in the fourth position with 15 points (four victories, three draws and one defeat) and have a goal difference of +5 (nine goals for and four against).
The Blue Wave, coached by Spaniard Marquez Lopez, had beaten strong contenders Al Duhail 4-1 in the postponed game from Week 5 recently.
The Al Wakrah ranks also include Mohamed Benyettou, Ousmane Coulibaly, Khaled Munir, Ahmed Fadel and Lucas Mendes.
On the other hand, Umm Salal, who drew goalless with Al Sailiya in the last round, are eighth with six points (six draws, and two defeats). They have a goal difference of -3 (eight goals for and 11 against).
The Orange Fortress, who recently replaced Brazilian coach Sergio Farias with ex-Qatar international midfielder Wesam Rizik, will miss the services of defender Ismail Ibrahim, who got injured during their game match against Al Sailiya.