Doha, Qatar: Al Rayyan defeated Police in four sets to defend their Qatar Cup title on Friday.
In the final played at the Qatar Volleyball Association Hall, Rayyan proved to be too good for Police, winning 25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17.
The triumph, their third over Police in five matches this season, also helped Rayyan snatch the bragging rights.
Rayyan had defeated Police in the Super Cup as well as in the Arab Club Championships in Tunis.
Rayyan were without their captain Mubarak Dahi Waleed but it didn’t matter much for the Lions who had roped in professional players Marko Vukosinovic and Kamil Rychlicki for the match.
Besides the beautiful trophy, Rayyan also took a winning purse of QR 300,000 while Police were richer by QR 200,000.
In the semifinals, Rayyan had defeated Al Arabi while Police quelled the challenge of Al Wakrah.