Almoez Ali is eligible to play for Qatar, rules CAS Aug 04, 2020 0 8498 12345 Qatar forward Almoez Ali, top scorer in last year’s Asian Cup with a record nine goals, is eligible to play for them, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday as it dismissed an appeal by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).After a 4-0 semi-final defeat to Qatar in the tournament, the UAE football federation protested that Sudan-born Ali was ineligible and that the match should be awarded to them.However, CAS said in a statement that it was satisfied that Ali’s mother was born in Qatar, making him eligible to play for them under FIFA rules.“The CAS panel was comfortably satisfied that the player is a Qatari national who never represented another national association and that he has other ties to his new country Qatar, notably that his biological mother was born in Qatar,” it said.Ali, who graduated from Qatar’s Aspire Academy, is expected to lead Qatar’s attack again when the Asian champions host the World Cup in 2022 which will also be their debut at the event. (Agencies) RELATED ARTICLES Qatar provides medical assistance to Kyrgyzstan to help tackle COVID-19 Aug 04, 2020 0 9519 Qatar condemns Afghanistan prison attack Aug 04, 2020 0 8257 Schools set for 3-phase reopening in Sept Aug 04, 2020 0 8967 Exciting summer packages on offer Tribune News Network Doha The Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has launched an exciting programme of offers and activities for residents to enjoy during the summer holidays, as the country prepares to welcome back .. COVID-19 recoveries jump by 223 to reach 108,002: MoPH Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Monday reported 215 COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in its daily report. Also, 223 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total .. Eid Al Adha celebrations at Katara come to an end With innovative activities in line with the country’s precautionary measures to limit the spread coronavirus (COVID-19), the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) concluded its Eid Al Adha celebrations on Monday. .. Qatar deplores Mogadishu blast QNA Doha Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the explosion that occurred in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and left two people killed and one wounded. In a statement on Monday, the Ministry of ..