Bahrain announces preliminary squad for AFC Asian Cup

Bahrain national team coach Miroslav Soukup has announced the list of 28 players who will start their preparations for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2019.

Bahrain will begin its AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign against UAE on January 5.   -  [email protected]

Bahrain has announced a 28-member preliminary squad ahead of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.

The Bahrain Football Association has scheduled two friendlies in December, with the first one against Tajikistan on the 20th, and the second against DPR Korea on the 29th. Both matches will be played in Bahrain.

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Bahrain has been clubbed alongside host United Arab Emirates, India and Thailand in Group A. The side will begin its Asian Cup campaign against UAE on January 5. 

The squad

Jassim Al Shaikh, Mahdi Hemaidan, Ahmed Bu Ghammar, Ahmed Merza, Ali Haram, Abdulkareem Al Fardan, Hamad Shamsan, Kumail Al Aswad, Sayed Redha Isa, Mohammed Marhoon, Mahdi Abduljabbar, Mohammed Duaij, Sami Al Hussaini, Ali Madan, Sayed Shubbar Alawi, Ahmed Abdulla, Ibrahim Habeeb, Yousif Habeeb, Waleed Al Hayyam, Jamal Rashid, Ahmed Juma, Abdulwahab Ali, Ashraf Waheed, Mohammed Al Romaihi, Mohammed Al Hardan, Sayed Mahdi Baqer, Sayed Dheya Saeed , Abdulla Yousif.