4/7/2019 5:04:35 PM (GMT+3)

Qatar's Emir Cup draw ceremony on April 14


DOHA, Qatar: The draw ceremony of the 47th Emir Cup will be held at Kempinski Hotel on April 14, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) has announced.

Teams from the QNB Qatar Stars League and the Second Division will feature in the competition, which will kick off with a match pairing the fourth and fifth-placed teams in the Second Division (Al Shamal and Mesiameer) at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium on Thursday.

The top three teams of the Second Division in addition to the winner of the Mesaimeer-Al Shamal clash will vie against clubs that finished from 9-12 in the QSL. Matches will be held at Thani bin Jassim Stadium and Grand Hamad Stadium on April 20-21.

Qualifying teams from the second round are drawn to play against the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth-placed QSL teams. Winners of the matches will proceed to the fourth round.

The top four QSL teams are drawn to play against the four qualifying teams from the third round at Grand Hamad Stadium and Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium on May 2-3.

The final will be held at Al Wakrah Stadium on May 16.