Sadd defeated Al Duhail 2-0 on Friday to win the Qatar Cup title for the 8th
time in the club’s history.
Al Sadd’s Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah scored two goals to secure the
title for his team.
Bounedjah opened the score for Al Sadd after 9 minutes from the start as he
followed a shot from Nam Tae-hee, which was blocked by Al Duhail’s defense.
Al Sadd had many goalscoring chances to double the score and Boualem Khoukhi’s
header hit the bar in the 55th minute.
Al Duhail’s striker Michael Olunga equalized for Al Duhail but the goal was
disallowed as the striker committed a foul against Al Sadd’s Abdelkarim Hassan
before scoring the goal.
Bounedjah secured his team’s victory as he added the second goal in the 77th
minute to make the score 2-0.
Al Sadd’s defense stopped Al Duhail’s attempts in the remaining minutes and the referee blew his whistle to declare a 2-0 win for Al Sadd.