(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Football Association (QFA) president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani met with Qatar players currently getting ready for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland on Monday.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup will be played in Poland from May 23 to June 15.
This will be the fourth time that Qatar, currently coached by Bruno Miguel, will feature in the tournament. Qatar finished runners-up in the 1981 edition.
The QFA president urged the played to give their best as top teams in the world are competing in the event.
He underlined the importance of doing well at top FIFA events around the world. Qatar featured in the 2015 edition held in New Zealand. A number of players from the squad in New Zealand have graduated to the senior side.
Prior to arriving in Poland, the Qatar juniors underwent training camps in France and Slovakia.
Qatar are in Group D with Nigeria, Ukraine and the United States.
Qatar juniors face Nigeria on May 24, Ukraine on May 27 and the US on May 30.
Squad: Hammam al-Amin Ahmed, Abdullah Saaie, Salah Zakaria (Eupen), Shehab Mamdouh al-Leithi, Nasser Saleh al-Yazidi, Ahmed Sibai (Al Duhail), Nasser Abbas, Issa Ahmed, Khalid Mohamed and Yousef Ayman (Qatar), Abdulrahman Ibrahim, Marwan Sharif, Mohamed Wa'ed, Ahmed Suhail (Al Ahli), Hashim Ali and Yousuf Abdul Razak (Al Arabi), Andrea Siabutra (Al Gharafa), Bahaa Mamdouh al-Liithi (Al Sadd) and Ali Mal Allah (Al Wakrah). Coach: Bruno Miguel