HOLDERS El Jaish were clubbed with Al Ahli, Al Khor, Al Rayyan and Al Arabi in Group A of the Emir’s Cup, which starts at the Qatar Table Tennis training centre on April 19.
Al Gharafa, Al Wakrah, Al Shamal, Al Sadd and Qatar SC are in Group B.
The ent will be played in a league-cum-knockout format, with four teams from each group qualifying for the quarterfinals. The final wil be on April 25.
Jaish, who won all four titles — Qatar League, Emir’s Cup and Singles and Doubles Championships last season, will meet Al Rayyan on April 20.