New Qatar League champions Jaish are keen to complete a domestic treble this season as well.
COACH Toni Gerona has played a big role in making El Jaish what they are now.
Qatar started their preparations for the World Junior Championship, to be held in Algeria from July 18 to 30.
EL JAISH’S star player Zarko Markovic was coy about his future. The right-back has been a key figure in El Jaish’s scheme of things since joining them from HSV Hamburg in 2014.
Qatar League champions El Jaish take on Al Rayyan in the first match of the Qatar Cup at Qatar Handball Association (QHA) Hall on Wednesday.
Al RAYYAN beat Al Gharafa 25-22 in a grudge Qatar League match last week.
Al Gharafa top the GCC Clubs Championship to end their two-year title drought.
"If both Qatari clubs Al Gharafa and Al Rayyan were to enter the title clash, it would be a dream final"
EL JAISH stayed on course for title defence by defeating Lekhwiya 23-21 in the Qatar League.
CHAMPIONS Qatar have been drawn into Group A along with Oman, Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan for the Sixth Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championship, to be held in Thailand from May 6 to 13.
HOLDERS Al Rayyan will take on Al Gharafa in an all-Qatar affair in the 37th GCC Club Handball Championship final on Wednesday.
HOLDERS El Jaish survived a scare before prevailing over Al Sadd 29-28 in an edge-of-the-seat Qatar League thriller last week.
IT WAS payback time for El Jaish as they beat El Quiyada 32-25 in the Qatar League’s second phase last week.