Fiery confrontations in the quarter-finals of the most expensive tournaments… Al-Duhail faces Al-Rayyan and Al-Arabi faces Al-Wakrah

Written By Mark

The date will be this evening with the semi-finals of the His Highness the Emir’s Handball Cup for the season 2023-2024, where Al Rayyan, the league champion, will clash with Al Duhail in the first semi-final match, starting at 4:30 pm on the main court in the Al Duhail Hall, while Al Arabi will meet its counterpart, Al Wakrah. The second confrontation is expected to be exciting and full of suspense and excitement, starting at six-thirty, with the two winners qualifying for the final match for the title of the most expensive tournament, scheduled for the Al-Duhail Hall the day after tomorrow, Thursday, at the end of the current season. As Al-Rayyan and Al-Arabi seek to win the title. Their second this season, after Al Rayyan won the league title and Al Arabi won the Qatar Cup, while Al Duhail and Al Wakrah are looking forward to salvaging their season by achieving the Emir Cup title. Al-Duhail qualified for the semi-finals after defeating Al-Gharafa with a score of 37/35, while Al-Rayyan beat Al-Sadd with a score of 33/28, Al-Arabi beat Qatar with a score of 33/25, and Al-Wakra beat Al-Ahly with a score of 33/30 in the quarter-finals.
Al-Arabi was crowned champion of the Emir’s Handball Cup last season (2022/2023), after winning the final match over Al-Rayyan with a score of 38/37.
Al-Sadd holds the record for the number of wins in the tournament, having won the title eight times, followed by Al-Ahly, which won the title five times, then Al-Rayyan and Al-Jaish four times each, Al-Duhail and Al-Arabi three times, and Al-Wakrah once.
The two confrontations today do not accept half-measures, as a winning team in each match must reserve its place in the final match, which confirms that Qatari handball fans will face two strong confrontations whose results are difficult to predict, especially since the four teams have the same chances of qualifying, and the task will not be Easy for the top four clubs, given the ambition of each team to be a part of the final match and compete for the most expensive titles at the end of the season.