FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2013 - Asia Qualifier Qatar
20 Jan 2013
FC Barcelona and AC Milan square off in Doha
The two sides bring a brilliant preview to the final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2013 - Asia Qualifier Qatar
Hours before the final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2013 ? AFC Qualifiers, the beach soccer teams of FC Barcelona and AC Milan will square off at Katara Beach in an exhibition match.
FC Barcelona and AC Milan will arrive in Doha on the 24th of January and will train at Katara during the morning of the 25th, getting ready to showcase the finest international beach soccer as an excellent preview to the Asian decider .
Nasser Al Khater, Vice Chairman of the Local Organising Committee, is eager to welcome the European giants to Qatar: ?We look forward to having two of Europe?s best beach soccer teams square off at Katara during the Asian qualifying rounds. We are positive this will be an exciting match-up. Best of luck to both clubs.?
The friendly match between the Catalan and Italian beach soccer sides will be held on Saturday, January 26th, at 19:00 (Arabian Standard Time) on Pitch 1 of Katara Beach.
As with the matches of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2013 ? AFC Qualifiers, entry to the FC Barcelona vs. AC Milan beach soccer friendly will be free of charge.
FC Barcelona, who have twice reached the quarterfinals of the Mundialito de Clubes, will be led again by Ramiro Amarelle, one of the best beach soccer players in the history of the sport. The azulgrana will boast world Champion Egor Eremeeey, the new Spanish sensation, Llorenç Gomez, or the powerful Portuguese defender, Bruno Torres, amongst others.
In turn, Emiliano Del Duca-steered AC Milan?s prowess rests on the magic of two key players from the Swiss National Side, current Euro Beach Soccer League Champions ? Dejan Stankovic and Stephan Meier, who are supported by the backbone of the Italian Beach Soccer National Team ? Paolo Palmacci, Stefano Spada and Simone Feudi.