Thursday, 24 January 2019
Asked to Stay Humble, Felix Sanchez Believes Qatar Would Win the 2019 Asian Cup
DBasia.news – Qatar national team qualified for the quarter-final of 2019 Asian Cup. Qatar coach Felix Sanchez believes his team have the chance to win it.
Qatar’s journey in the 2019 Asian Cup was smooth. The host of 2022 World Cup scored the clean sheet in the group phase with 10 goals.
After that, Qatar national team won 1-0 against Iraq in the round of 16 hence the qualification for the quarter-final.
In the quarter-final, Qatar national team will play against South Korea as the champion candidate.
However, Felix Sanchez feels they could win the 2019 Asian Cup. The Spaniard coach believes the consistency would be the key behind their success.
“We were patient, we had to adapt. Once you reach this stage you want to win the tournament,” Felix Sanchez said.
“Every team that escapes from the group phase has the chance to win the 2019 Asian Cup. Qatar national team players show they are able to do that,” he continued.
Along with Iran, Qatar national team are two clubs who haven’t conceded throughout the 2019 Asian Cup. But, Almoez Ali and friends are more productive with 11 goalscoring achievement.
Qatar national team player Almoez Ali is the top-scorer of 2019 Asian Cup. Ali collected 7 goals so far.