The sport’s continuing rise in the country, in terms of both standard and popularity, prompts the Qatar Volleyball Association to dream big.
THE FIVB World Tour will return to Doha in 2018 after a year’s gap.
NEW coach Mariano Baracetti, who has had a rollicking start to his Qatar stint, wants his team to continue the momentum.
TO JEFFERSON Pereira goes the credit of bringing the Brazilian passion for beach volleyball to Qatar.
Qatar Volleyball Federation President Ali Ghanim Al Kuwari signed an agreement with FIVB Beach Volleyball Events Director Angelo Squeo to confirm the three-year deal.
QATAR’S top duo of Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse won the Asian Volleyball Confederation Beach Tour Aspire Qatar Master, beating Australians Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann 21-12, 27-29, 15-13 in a thrilling final last week.
THE Asian Volleyball Confederation’s (AVC) Aspire Qatar Master will begin at the Aspire beach volleyball courts on Wednesday.
Al Rayyan leave behind their disappointments at the Qatar League and other regional as well as domestic tournaments by registering a thrilling victory in the season-ending Emir’s Cup final.
AL RAYYAN manager Nasser Al Malki said the club was in a state of transition.
AL RAYYAN coach Carlos Schwanke looked a much relieved man after their Emir’s Cup triumph.
SERBIAN professional Milos Nikic was one of the star performers for Al Rayyan. During the Qatar Cup, Rayyan relied heavily on Iran’s Milad Ebadipour.
It was Rayyan's 12th Emir's Cup crown and first title of the season.
ARCH-RIVALS Al Arabi and Al Rayyan will face off in the Emir’s Cup volleyball final after a year’s gap.