On Tuesday, Officials of Qatar Football Association await the return of Uruguayan Jorge Fossati to the Qatari capital Doha after the end of his winter vacation. He will begin with Qatar National team to prepare for the friendly match against Moldova on 17 January.
Friendly with Moldovian national team will be the framework of preparations for Qatari team to complete his Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Annabi team will face off with Iran national team in Jassim Bin Hamad stadium on March 23 and Uzbekistan on March 28 in their opening Group A, which also includes China, South Korea, and Syria.
Fossati is expected to announce the list of Annabi immediately after the end of the sixteenth round of the Qatar Stars League, scheduled to be held on 13 and 14 January, to allow him to assemble the players and run two training sessions before facing Moldova.